134 countries worldwide criminalize sex trafficking – still, trafficking women and children for sexual exploitation is the fastest growing criminal enterprise in the world. Here are some of the shocking facts:
- At least 20.9 million adults and children are bought and sold worldwide into commercial sexual servitude, forced labor and bonded labor.
- About 2 million children are exploited every year in the global commercial sex trade.
- Almost 6 in 10 identified trafficking survivors were trafficked for sexual exploitation.
- Women and girls make up 98% of victims of trafficking for sexual exploitation.
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