Human Trafficking of Young Children

HUMAN TRAFFICKING OF YOUNG CHILDREN 

The average age of child trafficking victims is between the ages of 11 – 14. Family members exclusively traffic most children under the age of 10. 74% of child trafficking involves sex trafficking, and the majority involves pimp-controlled prostitution. Approximately 1.2 million children are trafficked every year.

Children are trafficked for:

  • Sexual Exploitation
  • Benefit Fraud
  • Forced Marriage
  • Domestic Slavery Like Cleaning, Cooking and Childcare
  • Forced Labor In Factories Or Agriculture
  • Committing Crimes, Like Begging, Theft, Working On Cannabis Farms Or Moving Drugs                        

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