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An astounding 2300 Americans are reported missing every day, including both adults and children. But only a tiny fraction of those are stereotypical abductions or kidnappings by a stranger…

Reports of missing persons have increased sixfold in the past 25 years, from roughly 150,000 in 1980 to about 900,000 this year. The increase was driven in part by the country’s growing population. But the numbers also indicate that law enforcement treats the cases more seriously now, including those of marginalized citizens.

For example, the federal government counted 840,279 missing persons cases in 2001. All but about 50,000 were juveniles, classified as anyone younger than 18.

The National Center for Missing Adults, based in Phoenix, consistently tracks about 48,000 “active cases,” says president Kym Pasqualini, although that number has been bumped up by nearly 11,000 reports of persons missing after this year’s hurricanes.

In a phone interview, Pasqualini said a breakdown of the 48,000 cases reveals the democratic nature of America’s missing persons.

Slightly more than half—about 25,500—of the missing are men. About four out of 10 missing adults are white, three of 10 black and two of 10 Latino.

Among missing adults, about one-sixth have psychiatric problems. Young men, people with drug or alcohol addictions and elderly citizens suffering from dementia make up other significant subgroups of missing adults. Read the rest, America’s Missing!

Tracing Missing People. . .
News Article

Missing People Worldwide

While looking for the statistics on how many people just disappear each year around the globe, the one thing that has become apparent is the sheer disappointment and heart ache that follows.

Here are some facts from the U.S. released in October 2002.

800,00 under 18 a years of age
2,000 a day
58,000 abducted by non family members
115 victims to stereotypical kidnappings that result in ransom demands and death or the kidnapper indents to keep the child.

This shows children in the U.S. only. So what are the world wide children and adult numbers likely to be?

1 million children are reported missing in the US and the UK every year. If lees than 200 of these are murdered, where do all the rest go? This would be like loosing the population of a city such as Amsterdam every year.

It would seem that 800,000 go missing but a further 500,000 can be added if you include the numbers that don’t get reported.

Perhaps Belgium may have the answers as this would seem to be the leader in global trafficking of children and woman. Belgium may be a small country consisting of around ten million people but, in the Brussels region it was revealed that 1,300 children disappeared between 1991 and 1996. The same repeating story is told all over the world. Multi-millions of children are going missing every year, they are never seen, heard of or found.

35,439 bodies found dead. All of them were unidentified. This was in India 2000. Over the years there had been a massif increase in the number of woman who are disappearing too. Its assumed that this is directly linked with the sex industry. Although we cant place all the blame here.

Women are more likely to leave an abusive marriage simply because very few find themselves being abused by woman and feel the need to run. Mental health issues also play a part. Read More

Human trafficking is a billion dollar business and it is well organized consisting of recruiters, fraudulent employment opportunities, facilitators of transportation, exploiters and end beneficiaries of so-called goods and services provided and produced by trafficked persons.

Every year over 50,000 women and children are
brought to the United States to work as Slaves.

human trafficking by ~me19leela on deviantART

If you are going to traffic the illegal movement of humans, it is done through fear, intimidation, and heinous acts of indecency and cruelty. It is an action carried out by the most severe, abusive, and demeaning practices for the purpose of the exploitation of human beings.

“Take steps to protect your own family… espeically your children while they’re online & surfing the web. As these 2 articles show this is real and it is happening every single day in America and around the globe!”

What’s in a name? Call it what you want, but if you are forced against your will for the purpose of being exploited for labor, sexual exploitation or removal of organs by the use of fear, fraud, threats, abduction, coercion, deception, for the purpose of abuse… is Modern Day Slavery!

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About the Author:Bill Wardell

Bill Wardell Is A Radio Security Journalist, as well as an advocate for Keeping Our Kids Safe!! With over 20 years of experience owning and operating businesses offline and online. Bill has produced and hosted over 475 radio interviews with industry leaders worldwide. Bill Wardell is well known and respected for his expertise of Online Safety & Security both as an Online Radio Host & Radio Security Journalist.

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