A global ministry is putting its spotlight on a worldwide threat to women and girls and calling for people everywhere to “combat the culture of violence.” As international Women’s Day approaches on March 8, one of America’s leading mission agencies is revealing a “hidden epidemic” that a staggering 90 to 100 million women are “missing or unaccounted for” globally. Most of them are presumed to be the victims of sexual slavery, abandonment, human trafficking, female infanticide, and sex-selective abortions.
Gospel for Asia (GFA) also reports that nearly 300,000 women and girls within the United States were reported as missing and murdered last year, according to the Federal Bureau of Investigation.
Hundreds of millions affected
Besides the approximately 100 million victims worldwide, hundreds of millions of their family members are suffering from the epidemic targeting women and girls, as pointed out by GFA founder Dr. K.P. Yohannan – whose faith-based nonprofit organization serves at-risk and exploited women and girls across Asia.
“We currently have a hidden epidemic around the world, with millions of parents, grandparents, spouses and siblings not knowing if their loved ones are still alive,” Yohannan announced in a recent press release.
A new GFA report titled “An Imaginative Exercise in Empathetic Fear: Think About Living in a Community with Missing and Murdered Indigenous Women” shows that females, worldwide, are in danger at all stages of life…
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