Prostitution and human trafficking

Authored by: Tiantian Zheng

The Routledge Handbook of Chinese Criminology

Print publication date:  July  2013
Online publication date:  July  2013

Print ISBN: 9780415500401
eBook ISBN: 9780203766774
Adobe ISBN: 9781135021467


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The current statistics show that China hosts approximately 250,000 victims of human trafficking from both internal and international sources (Hendrix 2010). Identified as a source, transit, and destination country for human trafficking, China’s issues of human trafficking have been recognized as forced marriage, forced labor, and prostitution (which is also termed sex exploitation and sex trade) (Hendrix 2010; Emerton et al. 2007).

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