Children account for at least 28% of human trafficking victims worldwide, a percentage that rises to between 62 to 64% in regions including sub-Saharan Africa, Central America and the Caribbean. UNICEF says that refugee children are especially vulnerable to trafficking.
Children are 28 percent of the recorded victims of human trafficking at the world level and a whopping 62-64 percent of them in regions including sub-Saharan Africa, Central America and the Caribbean.
- ''Expanding safe and legal pathways for children to move with their families, including by accelerating refugee status determinations and addressing obstacles in law and practice that prevent children from reuniting with their families
- strengthening child and social protection systems to prevent, identify, refer, and address cases of trafficking, violence, abuse, and exploitation against children and respond to children with specific needs based on age and gender
- ensuring that sustainable solutions are guided by an individual assessment of the child's case and best interests determination (BID), regardless of the child's status, and that the child participates in this process to a degree appropriate to her / his age and maturity
- improving cross-border collaboration and knowledge exchange between and among border control, law enforcement and child protection authorities, and implement faster family tracing and reunification procedures and alternative care arrangements for children deprived of parental care.''