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Orphanage Trafficking and Orphanage Voluntourism

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NYU Stern School of Business Dean Connor Grennan’s NGO, Next Generation Nepal (NGN), has put together a frequently asked questions (FAQ) document for orphanage tourism.

NGN receives many enquiries from concerned members of the public and organizations about the phenomenon of orphanage voluntourism and its connection to orphanage trafficking. Can volunteering in an orphanage really cause child trafficking? What ethical volunteering options are available as an alternative? What is being done to stop child trafficking into orphanages? To help answer these questions – and to provide an overview of an understandably confusing topic – NGN has prepared this briefing paper in which we answer the most frequently asked questions we receive about orphanage trafficking and orphanage voluntourism. Read more.