Why Volunteering in Orphanages is Always a Problem: From Child Protection Professionals around the World

November 18, 2015

At World Travel Market 2015, several panels focused on responsible tourism, including efforts to end human trafficking and child abuse connected with the international travel sector. The presentations from Rebecca Smith from Save the Children UK and Emmanuelle Werner from Friends International are particularly instructive for anyone working with international volunteering and service learning. The video below begins with Smith’s presentation, which is followed immediately by Werner’s. The other presentations, questions, and discussion are also quite valuable.

For more resources related to this issue, including brief videos and documentaries, visit the Better Volunteering, Better Care Initiative, of which globalsl is a proud member.

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