Human trafficking is the world’s fastest growing global crime and the third most profitable organised crime. An estimated 21 million people are caught in this modern day slavery, and 1 out of 3 victims are children*.
This World Day against Trafficking in Persons, learn more about how children are affected and see what small acts can make a big difference!
What You Should Know
- 30 July is World Day against Trafficking in Persons. It’s a global effort to bring attention to the fact that human trafficking is the fastest growing organised crime
- Children make up almost 1 out of 3 of all trafficking victims*
- 71% of trafficking victims are female*
- Most trafficking cases occur not far from Singapore – in Cambodia, China, Laos, Myanmar, Thailand and Vietnam, especially in border towns