Gangs operating in the Colombian city of Medellin manage an underage human trafficking syndicate where the virginity of a child is auctioned off to the highest bidder. According to investigations conducted by a non-governmental organization, gang members recruit girls as young as ten to be a part of their organization. Although some girls are passed… Continue reading Trafficking of Minors in Colombia
A report in the British publication Daily Mail interviewed children who were prostituting themselves along the BR-116 highway in Brazil. An 11 year old girl stated that truckers and other men pick her up on the side of the road and pay her $10 (25 Brazilian Real) for sex. There were previous reports by the… Continue reading Child Sex Trade in Brazil
The Justice Minister of Cuba reported that the government convicted 224 people for pimping activities in 2012. Seven individuals were also arrested for abusing minors. It was previously reported by media outlets that many tourists, particularly from Canada and Spain, travel to Cuba in order to have sex with underage children. (Prostitution prices worldwide.) Source: … Continue reading Prostitution in Cuba
A charity in Thailand states that children from Cambodia are sold to human traffickers for $300 and end up working in Pattaya, Thailand. According to a report in the BBC, Pattay is “A sleazy tourist town on the Gulf of Thailand, it has become infamous as a sordid magnet for trafficked children and paedophiles.” (More… Continue reading Cambodians Sold in Pattaya
According to the NGO End Child Prostitution in Kenya, in 2009 there were up to 50,000 children involved in the sex trade. Most of the customers of child prostitution were Kenyan nationals, as well as tourists from Germany, the United Kingdom and the United States.
In 2012, child advocates reported that men were paying around $25 (2,000 Kenyan Shillings) to have sex with girls as young as 12.
Up to 150 children enter the prostitution industry in Malaysia each year, according to children rights advocates. Customers pay up to $100 to have sex with a child in the country, double the price for sex with an adult prostitute.
Despite its reputation as a haven for international pedophiles, between 49 to 70 percent of prostitution customers in Cambodia are local residents. The study also found that 43 out of 44 former child prostitutes reported that their regular clients were Cambodian men.
A human trafficking report by UNESCO stated that there are an estimated 30,000 child prostitutes in South Africa.
The child prostitution industry in Brazil is filled with 250,000 children, according to UNICEF.
Child prostitution in Thailand led to 2,888 people being charged for having sex with minors who were under the age of 15.