Trafficking of children

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Trafficking of children is a form of human trafficking: Violence and threats are used to recruit them, or they are kidnapped. They are then trafficked.

Purposes[change | change source]

Trafficking children has several purposes:

It is difficult to get exact numbers, but the International Labour Organization estimated that about 1.2 million children are trafficked per year.[1]

Like human trafficking, trafficking of children is a crime.[2]

References[change | change source]

  1. "Child Trafficking – Essentials" (PDF). Geneva: ILO-IPEC. 2010.
  2. Theirworld (2021-06-28). "Child trafficking". Theirworld. Retrieved 2021-06-28.