Speak up for those who cannot speak for themselves.
Speak up and judge fairly; defend the rights of the poor and needy.
She may be small, but she is fierce.
- William Shakespeare
Trafficking women and children for sexual exploitation is the fastest growing criminal enterprise in the world. This is despite the fact international law and the laws of 134 countries criminalize sex trafficking.
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.