Commercial Sexual Exploitation of Children: A situation analysis of Pakistan

The research carried out by the Working Group against Child Sexual Abuse and Exploitation and Save the Children Sweden indicates that nomad children, children in the transport industry, children working in deep-sea fishing, children trafficked for camel jockeying, girls trafficked for marriage, “massage boys” and boys with alternate sexual identities are all to be found among the victims of commercial sexual exploitation of children (CSEC) in Pakistan. The research also indicates that the sexual exploitation of children occurs in many contexts, including in the red light district of Lahore, at some religious shrines and in schools.

Published 2010-03-24

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