-> Human trafficking is the deliberate and illegal trade of persons for evil activities

 

-> Nearly 21 million people are victims of forced labour across the world (ILO)

 

-> 3.7 million victims in Africa with Nigeria topping the list of forced prostitution/child labour

 

-> African forced prostitutes are sold and resold as common goods

 

-> 10% of victims are exploited by private individuals and enterprises

 

-> 10% are forced to work by the state, by rebel military groups as child soldiers

 

-> Sexual exploitation accounts for 22%

 

-> 68% are victims of labour exploitation

 

-> Victims are usually vulnerable group of the society

 

-> Many are women and girls forced into prostitution and

 

-> Migrant workers trapped in debt bondage

 

-> Victims are used for harvest of organs,

 

-> Street begging,

 

-> Street hawking and pick-pockets

 

-> Child soldiers

@GREATAFRICA 2013