Published on November 13th, 2017 | by bitcoin0
UN Agencies Look to Blockchain to Fight Against Child Trafficking
The United Nations has partnered with the World Identity Network (WIN) to develop a blockchain identity pilot aimed to help curb child trafficking.
Storing digital identities on a blockchain, the release states, provides a “significantly higher chance of catching traffickers.”
“Several developing countries are actively looking at more efficient ways to prevent child trafficking.
Yannick Glemarec, UN women deputy executive director said, “Child trafficking is one of the greatest human rights abuses.”
Plans were also revealed for the launch of a “Global Challenge” that would seek ideas and expertise in using blockchain for humanitarian projects.