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Increase in global child trafficking – UNODC

27 per cent of all victims of human trafficking officially detected globally between 2007 and 2010 are children, up 7 per cent from the period 2003 to 2006.

Girls now constitute 15 to 20 per cent of the total number of all detected victims, including adults.

The vast majority of trafficked persons are women, accounting for 55 to 60 per cent of victims detected globally.  However, the total proportion of women and girls together soars to about 75 per cent.

[Download full report from UNODC]

 

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