Child Find/Runaways – Thursday, May 8, 2014
This release is posted on behalf of the Provincial Partnership Committee on Missing Persons as part of Missing Persons Week in Saskatchewan.
Theme 4: Runaways
Focus: Runaways: Encouraging youth to re-think the impulsive urge to run.
Children and youth runaways are at serious risk of physical and sexual exploitation and often become involved in a life of crime as a means of supporting themselves. This risky behaviour can often be the cause of runaways going missing.
This year, the Provincial Partnership Committee on Missing Persons has created powerful videos and materials to help raise awareness about some of the ways people can go missing.
This video profiles one of them: http://youtu.be/Pwc47CiBzos