- On 2022-03-12
- In News
Children going missing amid chaos at Ukrainian border, aid groups report
Cases of human trafficking and exploitation also reported as more than 2.5 million refugees try to escape fighting
Children are going missing and cases of human trafficking are being reported by aid groups and volunteers along Ukraine’s borders amid the chaos of the refugee crisis triggered by the Russian invasion.
Charities and rights groups working in neighbouring countries to receive refugees said they had seen cases of trafficking, missing children, extortion and exploitation as more than 2.5 million people crossed into neighbouring countries to escape the escalating violence.