Number of Children Entering the Sex Trade in Malaysia Each Year

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.

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Child Victims in Haiti Due to Earthquake

An estimated 7,300 children have become victims of human trafficking between January and October 2010 as a result of the earthquake in Haiti. The children are believed to have been trafficked for sexual purposes. In 2009, the year before the earthquake, an estimated 950 children were victims of human trafficking.

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Child Beggars in Thailand

Human trafficking of children in Cambodia causes 80 percent of the young beggars in the streets of Thailand to have come from Cambodia. The young beggars, ranging from newborn babies to 12 year olds, generally work between 8 to 12 hours a day and earn between $9 to $31 (300 to 1,000 Thai Baht).

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