Committee
UNODC
Country
Bangladesh

Author

Cite as https://mymun.com/ppdb/3092

FIRST TOPIC: CHILD TRAFFICKING.

Human trafficking in South Asia is considered a growing industry of organized and transnational crime in recent years. Every year, more than 150,000 people are traded in the region, destined for sale into forced marriages, organ trade, forced labour, and sexual exploitation, with these last two being the most common forms. Child trafficking involves many of the same forms of exploitation: forced labour once again, child prostitution and pornography, the removal of organs, illegal adoptions, or the recruitment of athletes (mainly camel jockeys, where a child’s frame and stature is valued). In 2011, 39% of detected human trafficking in the Asia-Pacific region involved the trade of minors. Bangladesh is a major contributor to the network, being one of the main sources of these children. Human trafficking, and more specifically child trafficking, is a violation of human rights. Child traffic...