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4. A large number of missing children are classified as abandoned rather than abducted.
In many parts of the world children are not abducted, but instead are abandoned by their parents. Transient workers who can’t care for their children, parents who abandon ill or special needs children are creating the growth of a new global “orphanage”. China leads the world in the number of “foundling” homes for children voluntarily given up by their parents.