Girls Discovered

Global girls facts

Two of every three trafficked children are girls, with 79% of girls trafficked for commercial sexual exploitation. Girls are affected disproportionately, making up 15-20% of the total number of victims, representing the second largest category of trafficking victims globally.

In Thailand, women and girls are the primary victims of trafficking and there are an estimated 60,000 children under age 18 involved in prostitution.

Source: World Bank 2009, UN Youth 2011 & UNFPA 2011

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