They sell their bodies on the streets or in apartments, often because they're forced to do so. The problem is well-known, its dimension is not.
"There's hardly any information on child prostitution in Germany, because we don't have the knowledge, the facts and the numbers," Mechtild Maurer, president of the Working Group for the Protection of Children from Sexual Exploitation (ECPAT), says.
“If they go into Pattaya, it’s not because Pattaya has nice beaches,” said Somerville Police Chief Thomas Pasquarello.
Quintessential resort islands are often pictured with lithe, melanin-rich indigenous beauties on the arms of plump distinguished foreign men. In the majority of Caribbean islands, the purchase and sale of sex are illegal activities.
MANILA -- The Philippines is no doubt a good resource for human trafficking, a United Nations (UN) official said Friday.
In a press conference, UN's Joy Ngozi Ezeilo lamented how Filipinos are being trafficked in different parts of the world.
Three nights a week, Grace Odembo puts on her special dress and bright lipstick and ventures out into the summer night. She heads to Mombasa's seedy nightclubs and waterfront bars, where local Kenyans and foreign tourists come to drink and women sell their bodies for money and alcohol.
The Minister of Tourism and Culture Fatou Mass Jobe has said that the Gambia will not welcome Child Sex Tourism in the country. She said destination Gambia will never allow its excellent image to be tarnished by few unscrupulous tourists who visit the Smiling Coast simply to abuse the children and hospitality of the people.
Police in Kajiado, Nairobi are investigating an alleged multi-million shilling human trafficking racket that involves local security agents, according to a recent report by allAfrica.com.
Junior police officers from Mashuuru subdistrict headquarters accuse senior police officers of providing security to traffickers transferring refugees from the closed camps in Dadaab and Liboi through Konza, Mashuuru and Loitoktok before crossing to Tanzania.
Washington (AFP) - Thousands of women and children in the Philippines risk falling prey to human traffickers in the aftermath of last month's catastrophic typhoon, lawmakers and the chief US aid agency warned Tuesday.
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Tacloban children displaced by Yolanda
(Prensa Latina) The Colombian police captured nine members of a human trafficking ring operating in the Aburra Valley subregion in the northern department of Antioquia, in Medellin.