Trafficking of Children Law and Legal Definition

The term ‘trafficking of children’ refers to an act of recruiting, transporting, transferring, and harboring a child for the purpose of exploitation. Trafficking of children is a form of human trafficking, and is carried out mainly for commercial sexual exploitation of children. It can take various forms. For example, forcing a child into prostitution is a form of sexual activity or child pornography, and can be classified as trafficking. Trafficking of child is considered an offence under international law, and under the national legislation of many countries.