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……..The United Nations Convention on the Rights of the Child
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:
Sexual Offenses Act
Child Justice Bill
Restorative Justice Bill.Legislation Currently Under Review
A need for
South East AsiaSending Countries
UgandaSouth Africa as Transit Countryen-route to Bangkok
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 situations
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.In Conclusion