Between 800,000 to two million persons are trafficked each year across international borders; approximately 80 percent are women & girls; up to 50 percent are minors (US TIP Report, 2004), of these, 66% are women, 13% girls, 12% are men and 9% are boys.
Persons are trafficked for:
Sexual exploitation is the most commonly identified form of human trafficking (79%) followed by forced labor (18%) Child Trafficking is the 3rd largest criminal activity in the world.
- sexual exploitation
- forced labor
- domestic servitude
- forced marriage
- organ removal
- exploitation of children in begging, sex trade and warfare.
(from UNODC Global Report on Trafficking in Persons, 2009)
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