Rising human trafficking takes on ‘horrific dimensions’: almost a third of victims are children

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Rising human trafficking takes on ‘horrific dimensions’: almost a third of victims are children

Rising human trafficking takes on ‘horrific dimensions’: almost a third of victims are children

A new UN report published on Monday shows that human trafficking is on the rise and taking on “horrific dimensions”, with sexual exploitation of victims the main driver. Children now account for 30 per cent of those being trafficked, and far more girls are detected than boys.

Source: news.un.org/en/story/2019/01/1029912