Survey on sex workers and sexually exploited children

The survey was conducted by the National Statistical Office of Mongolia with the financial and technical support of International Programme for Elimination of Child Labour (IPEC), International Labour Organization.

The key objectives of the survey are defined as follows:
- To estimate the number of sexually exploited children and adult female sex workers in Ulaanbaatar city;
- To determine causes and factors for women‟s engagement in commercial sex work and children‟s sexual exploitation;
- To identify and evaluate major reasons and consequences of child and adult engagement in commercial sex work;
- To identify socio-economic characteristics of sexually exploited children;
- To estimate the number of children and women who cannot stop working as commercial sex workers even though they wish so
- To make recommendations on stopping sexual exploitation of children.