Age of Victims
AGE OF VICTIMS (IOM Only)
IDENTIFIED CHILDREN WHO ARE VICTIMS OF HUMAN TRAFFICKING
Approximately one fifth of all identified victims are children. IOM and Polaris assist a significant caseload of child victims each year.
MEANS OF CONTROL USED ON ADULTS
MEANS OF CONTROL USED ON CHILDREN
CHILDREN'S AGE AT ENTRY INTO TRAFFICKING
AGE OF IDENTIFIED GIRLS AND BOYS
AGE AND WORK SECTOR OF VICTIMS OF LABOUR EXPLOITATION
RECRUITER RELATIONSHIP ADULTS AND CHILDREN
There are marked differences in the relationships adult victims and child victims have with the person who recruited them. Over 40% of children were recruited by a family member or relative, against 9% for adults. Understanding how victims of trafficking are recruited by traffickers is key to prevention effort by counter-trafficking actors.