- a number of organized crime syndicates and family based networks recruit girls and traffick them inter and intra-provincially;
- middle-class females between the ages 12-25 are recruited by male peers;
- victims are controlled through direct (rape, assaults) and indirect (threatening family members) forms of coercion; and
- the daily earnings received from one victim can range from $300 - $1500.
With annual profits as high as $36 billion per year, it ranks as the world’s third most profitable crime after illicit drug and arms trafficking. CLICK HERE TO SEE MORE