The Trafficking of Children for Sexual Exploitation. A report by Molo Songololo. A Global Problem. UN Statistics on Trafficking of Children .
A report by Molo Songololo
A Global Problem
Protection from exploitation all kinds
Bilateral, multilateral agreements
Right to Recovery
Right to Life……..
A r t i c l e s
2, 11, 19, 32,
33, 34, 35,
These children are the most vulnerable to the trafficking and sexual exploitation trade.
All acts involving:
Through any means including:
The sexual, emotional and physical abuse of children through forms of sexual violence, including , rape sexual battery, inappropriate sexual contact, exposure to inappropriate sexual acts, pornography and prostitution,
Cape Town & Durban are
main receiving cities!
SA does not have legislation that prohibits the trafficking of people.
However, South African children are offered protection from sexual exploitation in several pieces of legislation including:
Amongst others are
Sexual Offenses Act
Child Justice Bill
Restorative Justice Bill.
A need for
Cross Border Trafficking
South East Asia
For African Children from:
sweatshops (sex clubs)
The following syndicates involved in the trafficking of women are suspected of being involved in the trafficking of children
Syndicates and criminal Groupings
Main Concerns of Report Findings
South Africa is emerging as a key role player in the trafficking of children for the sexual exploitation market. While the ‘In Country’ trafficking of children for sexual exploitation is our biggest problem there is sufficient evidence of the ‘Cross Border’ trafficking of children to warrant a national focus towards the elimination of this phenomenon.
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