What is the Commercial Sexual Exploitation of Children (CSEC)?
CSEC is a form of Child Trafficking and refers to any person under the age of 18 who engages, agrees to engage in or offers to engage in sexual conduct in exchange for anything of value including money, food, shelter, clothing, education or care.
Examples of CSEC include:
- Child sex trafficking
- Street prostitution
- Gang based trafficking
- Escort services/private parties
- Internet based exploitation
- Commercial production of child pornography
- The online transmission of live video of a child engaged in sexual activity in exchange for anything of value