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Southern Africa is facing severe violations of children’s human rights, usually hidden on several types of abuses, including child sexual and commercial exploitation and human trafficking. Child Trafficking for exploitation has been widely denounced as a form of "modern slavery." It is included among the "Worst Forms of Child Labour", as defined by the ILO Convention 182. According to this convention, fundamental rights of children violated in a trafficking process include:
SANTAC mission is to build synergies amongst Southern Africa institutions and individuals to fight against all manifestations of child abuse, in particular child sexual and commercial exploitation, child labour and trafficking of children for any purpose, through lobby and advocacy, protection, law reform, rehabilitation and care services for victims.
SANTAC vision is to create a Southern Africa free of child abuse, exploitation and human trafficking for any purpose.