Some Statistics

In the Philippines alone:

100,000 children have been sexually abused.

Of them, 60,000 children have been prostituted.

Millions are homeless and labor slaves.

1 in 4 girls are sexually abused prior to the age of 18.

1 in 6 boys are sexually abused before the age of 18.

The average age for reported abuse is 9 years old.

Worldwide:

150 million girls and 73 million boys under 18 experienced forced sexual intercourse or other forms of sexual violence per year.

According to UNICEF an estimated 158 million children ages 5-14 are forced to engage in child labor.

In south Asia alone there are 44 million children forcibly working.

In Haiti:

225,000 children in Haiti are currently forced to work as slaves.

The children resort to eating "mud pies" (meals made out of dirt and oil baked in the sun) for breakfast, lunch and dinner.

In Cambodia alone:

child sex tourism is a $150 million industry affecting 100,000 children EVERY year

75% of reported rape cases in Cambodia are against minors as young as 4 years old.

1.5 million Cambodian children (7-17 years old) are engaged in child labor; 250,000 in slave-like conditions.

80% of families in the Vietnamese community are selling their children.

30-35% of Cambodia's thousands of sex workers are sexually exploited minors.

According to a survey taken in from over 500 households

In Uganda:

60% of the country's girls have been sexually abused.

In the United States:

200,000-300,000 American children are at risk for sex trafficking each year.

The average age of entry into prostitution is 13. (U.S. Department of Justice).

The average number of years remaining in the life of a girl who enters prostitution is 6 years.

1/3 of children who run away are lured and employed by pimps to prostitute themselves within the first 48-hours on the streets.

797,500 children are reported MISSING every year.

In South Africa:

In interviews conducted by the United Nations, 25% of young boys consider gang rape on of their favorite & "fun" activities.

A little 9-month old baby girl was raped by six grown men while she was left temporarily unattended by her mother.