In 2008, an FBI investigation found over 2,800 child prostitution ads on Craigslist.
According to UNICEF, between 1,000 to 1,500 Guatemalan babies are trafficked each year for adoptions by couples in North America and Europe.
Between 30 to 35 percent of all sex workers in the Mekong sub-region of Southeast Asia are teenagers between 12 and 17 year old.
UNICIEF reported that more than 16,000 children are engaged in prostitution in Mexico, with the largest number of minors working in tourist areas.
Between 30,000 to 60,000 children are reported missing in China every year.
A new research study stated that up to one fifth of Britons could be indirectly supporting child trafficking based on their purchases of goods on the black market. The survey by ECPAT stated that people purchasing pirated DVDs, smoking marijuana, visiting prostitutes and giving money to child beggars could be funding operations that trafficking children. The United Kingdom is a key transit hub for the human trafficking of children. Children from 52 different countries are victims of child trafficking.
Human trafficking forces up to 250,000 women and girls to work in the prostitution industry within Southeast Asia.
Over a course of four months, 1,352 children and over 2,000 women were rescued from human traffickers in China, according to authorities. 824 suspected human traffickers were arrested during this period.
Children who are forced to work as beggars in organized rings are able to earn their traffickers up to $167 a day in Russia.
Between 300,000 to 500,000 women fall victim to human trafficking in the Philippines to supply the prostitution industry. 30 percent of the women who are trafficked are minors.