And kids who have no voice of their own die because their parents belong to a religious cult?
Kids die every day because their parents believe stupid things and / or do stupid things or are just terrible parents. Unfortunately, the balance between state intervention vs parental rights when it comes to many choices isn't always clear and simple.
Shouldn't we be their voice in some way?
Just saying "something needs to be done" is easier than coming up with concrete plans of what specifically needs to be done and can be done that doesn't involve making things worse for an equal or higher number of children.
Distilled down: taking kids off parents and making them wards of the state might sound like a no-brainer but the state makes an equally terrible and neglectful parent, often more so. Statistically, children born to JW parents are probably not in the worse group to be born into.
Yes, this sounds harsh and uncaring - but it's part of the issue. How do you identify and 'save' the small number who make poor choices while retaining the rights and freedoms that are inherent in those choices being made ... without interfering with those freedoms.
I really don't know what the answer is ,maybe a petition to the UN signed by all ex-JW sites?
The UN has no interest in addressing real human issues, only in issues that suite their political agenda. Don't look to the UN to solve problems. It's a soapbox for celebrities, dictators and anti-semites and little else.