So I was just surfing the net and I came across this sad head line at CNN. I know that this type of stuff has been happening long before the sky rocketing cost of grub, but I am sure that the food "crisis" ain't helping anything. Damn, this is some ill ish!
From CNN: Humanitarian aid workers and United Nation peacekeepers are sexually abusing small children in several war-ravaged and food-poor countries, a leading European charity has said. Children as young as 6 have been forced to have sex with aid workers and peacekeepers in return for food and money, Save the Children UK said in a report released Tuesday. After interviewing hundreds of children, the charity said it found instances of rape, child prostitution, pornography, indecent sexual assault and trafficking of children for sex (Read More)
Friday Hip-hop 4 Prez regular Atheist wrote a pretty damn interesting post about high gas prices. (Read Here) One of his point's highlighted that that the demand for biofuels has helped exacerbate the rising cost of food. Makes a lot of sense to me. But I never really thought about little babies being forced into sex slavery to keep from going hungry. Geez!!!! Yet another reason for me to jump my lazy ass on the bus and kick my driving habit.