is a unit o our lessons and a nal assessment designed:
To raise awareness about child tracking as a multi-layered human rights violation and toinorm about the reasons why it is occurring.
To highlight the challenges o combating child tracking and the work o UNICEF and othersin prevention, protection, and prosecution.
To encourage students to take their own steps in addressing the local and global issues o child tracking.
Human tracking exists in the United States and around the world today, and it particularlyaects children and youth. This is a human rights violation, it is unacceptable, and I can dosomething about it.
Essential Questions 1.
Why do children and youth get pulled or pushed into tracking situations?
What actors enable tracking to exist? What must be done to overcome them?
What are the actors that enable eective social action against tracking? What are the issuesone has to consider when taking action?
Students tap into their knowledge o child tracking and become acquainted withits domestic and international dimensions. They also begin to associate child tracking with theviolation o rights guaranteed in the Convention on the Rights o the Child (CRC).
Students understand that exploitation dehumanizes children and is an intenseviolation o their rights. Students will use the Slavery Footprint Web application to estimate thenumber o enslaved people who support their liestyle, and they will analyze and refect upon thatinormation.
Students think critically about the attitudes prevalent in American society that enablehuman tracking to occur. Using readings rom UNICEF and other international organizations,they also explore the risk actors and vulnerabilities that may lead to tracking and exploitation.
A Hh Sh Eat’s ge (gaes 9–12)