88 p. Human trafficking is an international crime and a human rights violation that rises to the level of slavery. Trafficking in persons, especially women and children, is the purchase and sale of human beings as cargo for the purpose of engaging in exploitative forms of labor such as sex work or participation in armed conflict. The recruitment of a child (i.e. a person under the age of eighteen) for the purpose of sexual exploitation or participation in armed conflict is consideredtrafficking in persons.
Tiefenbrunn, S. (2007). Child Soldiers, Slavery, and the Trafficking of Children.