Learn more about UNICEF’s work under the topic "Child Trafficking".

Human traffickers prey upon children in desperate circumstances who cross borders alone, hoping to find work to support themselves and their families. UNICEF helps them get home safely.


Pervasive violence and poverty drive desperate Central Americans to migrate in search of safety and a better life. UNICEF works with governments and local partners to improve conditions in their home countries.

UNICEF’s call for practical action and public engagement to help protect every child uprooted by war, violence and poverty.

Uprooted children are vulnerable to being preyed upon by smugglers and traffickers.