Child Trafficking in Las Vegas

Between 1994 and 2012, the Metro Police in Las Vegas, Nevada has investigated 2,200 children who were victims of sex trafficking. Half of the victims encountered by police were from Nevada. The youngest victim encountered by police was a pregnant 13 year old girl.

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Child sex trafficking and child porn cases in San Diego

The number of cases handled by the United States Attorney’s Office in San Diego increased by 545 percent of a six year time span. In 2005, the office filled fewer than 6 cases in federal court involving underage prostitution and pornography. In 2011, the office filled 71 cases.

According to court documents, a 17 year old girl made up to $6,000 a week while being forced to work as a prostitute.

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Child Prostitution in Kenya

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.

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Underage Prostitution in Chicago

Between 16,000 to 25,000 girls and women are estimated to be working in the prostitution industry in the US City of Chicago. One third of these females enter the sex trade at the age of 15, and 62 percent became prostitutes before the age of 18.

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