What do we know about… education and training for children affected by sexual exploitation and related trafficking?
Children affected by sexual exploitation and trafficking, like other children, require education and training in order to get on in life, contribute to their household and become financially independent in the future. Education and training prepares young people for later employment. In addition to the monetary benefits that having a job brings, employment can have a major impact on an individual’s life – building self-esteem, confidence and social behaviours (Hagar Cambodia, 2010). Accessing education and training is a fundamental right that all children are entitled to.
This summary presents key findings about what is known and documented relating to the education, training and future employment for children and young people who have been affected by sexual exploitation and trafficking globally.