Filtered by: Sexual Abuse <Back to previous page Defending childrens rightsRuth Alvarado, Director of AGAPE, describes how the focus of its work has changed. Tearfund partner AGAPE originally worked with children who were abused, providing a safe house in Lima. Over several years, staff realised that many of the children came from the same part of Lima – the slum area known as Huaycán – which has a high rate of sexual abuse and mistreatment. This area is the main route for migrants coming in from the east of Lima and is a place where the former guerrilla movement, ... Human traffickingby Graeme Hodge. Human trafficking is the illegal trade in human life that enslaves over two million people every year. Half of these are children. In China, as in many other countries, many women and girls are transported abroad by traffickers and sold into sexual slavery. Reducing the risk of sexual violence in emergenciesDesign and locate camps for refugees or internally displaced people in consultation with refugees and displaced people to increase physical security.