Commercial sexual exploitation of children (CSEC) is a commercial transaction that involves the sexual exploitation of a child, such as the prostitution of children, child pornography, and the (often related) sale and trafficking of children. CSEC may involve coercion and violence against children, economic exploitation, forced labour, contemporary slavery.
SEX TRAFFICKING & COMMERCIAL SEXUAL EXPLOITATION? • Human trafficking is the fastest growing criminal enterprise in the world.(1) • At least 20.9 million adults and children are bought and sold worldwide into commercial sexual servitude, forced labor and bonded labor.(2).
Commercial sexual exploitation takes many forms, and the relationship between prostitution and trafficking for sex purposes can be complicated. However, some researchers argue that, “pimp-controlled prostitution is indistinguishable from trafficking,” given the prevalence of violence and coercion in the commercial sex industry as whole. .
Commercial Sexual Exploitation of Children and Sex Trafficking. Commercial Sexual Exploitation of Children (CSEC) refers to a “range of crimes and activities involving the sexual abuse or exploitation of a child for the financial benefit of any person or in exchange for.