It is a manifestation of human trafficking when it involves the unlawful recruitment or use of children – through force, fraud, or coercion – as combatants or for labor or sexual exploitation by armed. Young girls can be forced to marry or have sex with male solders.In Both male and female child soldiers are often sexually abused and are at high risk of contracting sexually transmitted diseases.
When an adult is threatened, forced, or deceived into the sex trade – or maintained in the sex trade through bulling– that person is a victim of trafficking. All of those people involved in recruiting, transporting, harboring, receiving, or obtaining the person for that purpose have committed a trafficking crime.
Child Sex Trafficking
Many children are subjected to prostitution in the global commercial sex trade. International covenants and protocols obligate criminalization of the commercial sexual exploitation of children and the use of children in the commercial sex trade is prohibited under both the law of legislation in countries around the world. Sex trafficking it has devastating consequences for minors, including long-lasting physical and psychological trauma, disease (including HIV/AIDS), drug addiction, unwanted pregnancy, malnutrition, social ostracism, and possible death.
It is a form of human trafficking that can be harder to identify and estimate than sex trafficking. Most forced labor occur as unscrupulous employers take advantage of gaps in law enforcement to exploit vulnerable workers. Some workers are made more vulnerable to forced labor practices because of unemployment, poverty, crime, discrimination, corruption, political conflict, and cultural acceptance of the practice.Some Female victims of forced or bonded labor, mostly women and girls in domestic servitude, are often sexually exploited .
Forced Child Labor
The worst forms of child labor, in addiction to bonded and forced labor of children, should be eradicated. In some cases,a child can be a victim of human trafficking regardless of the location of that nonconsensual exploitation. Some of possible forced labor of a child include situations in which the child appears to be in the custody of a non-family member who has the child perform work that benefits someone who is not the child’s family and does not offer the child the option of leaving.
The workers around the world fall victim to debt bondage when traffickers or recruiters unlawfully exploit an initial debt the worker assumed as part of the terms of employment. They also may inherit debt in more traditional systems of bonded labor. In Africa countries, it is estimated that there are millions of trafficking victims working to pay off their ancestors’ debts.
Involuntary Domestic Servitude
Another form of forced labor is the involuntary servitude of domestic workers, whose workplaces are informal, connected to their off-duty living quarters, and not often shared with other workers.Investigators and service providers report many cases of untreated illnesses and, tragically, widespread sexual abuse, which in some cases may be symptoms of a situation of involuntary servitude.