The world is witnessing a rapid rise in the number of victims of human trafficking and of migrants—voluntary and involuntary, internal and international, authorized and unauthorized. In the first two decades of this century alone, more than 65 million people have been forced to escape home into the unknown. The slow-motion disintegration of failing states with feeble institutions, war and terror, demographic imbalances, unchecked climate change, and cataclysmic environmental disruptions have contributed to the catastrophic migrations that are placing millions of human beings at grave risk.
Bhabha, Jacqueline. "Children on the Move in the Twenty-First Century: Developing a Rights-Based Plan of Action." Humanitarianism and Mass Migration: Confronting the World Crisis. University of California Press, 2019.