Sex trafficking, recent reports show, is a thriving industry throughout Madagascar

Madagasar Child Sex Trafficking

The Root

Two months in the capital city of Antananarivo, Madagascar covering the world of child sex trafficking with Madagascar photographer Safidy Andrianantenaina. Story for The Root. 

Sex trafficking, recent reports show, is a thriving industry throughout Madagascar

Sex trafficking, recent reports show, is a thriving industry throughout Madagascar

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 With domestic and international networks that draw in thousands of international tourists who partake in a thriving sex-tourism economy managed by local government officials, victims’ families and traffickers alike.

With domestic and international networks that draw in thousands of international tourists who partake in a thriving sex-tourism economy managed by local government officials, victims’ families and traffickers alike.

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 According to a  recent study by Ending Child Prostitution , an Antananarivo-based nongovernmental organization, there are approximately 1,132 underage sex workers in the capital city who were initiated into the industry by criminal organizations.

According to a recent study by Ending Child Prostitution, an Antananarivo-based nongovernmental organization, there are approximately 1,132 underage sex workers in the capital city who were initiated into the industry by criminal organizations.

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