Child Sex Trafficking
The world’s fastest growing crisis
Over 1 million
children are exploited by sex trafficking.
of children trafficked are from the Asia Pacific region.
is generated by sex traffickers each year – $11 million every hour!
Due to the insidious nature of child sex trafficking, the true impact is extremely hard to quantify.
“Child victims of commercial exploitation are particularly difficult to detect. The true figure is likely far higher than the current estimates.” – International Labor Organization report, 2017
Why is this happening in our world today?
Greed, lust, and the brokenness of this world create a demand for the sale and purchase of human bodies.
Socio-economic, psychological, and physical factors can help create vulnerabilities in an individual, family, or community.
Using force, fraud, or coercion, traffickers can take advantage of a child or community’s vulnerabilities to meet the demand for sold sex and profit off of it.
“The men who came to the brothel were very violent and they would rape me. I always felt scared.”