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45 J.L. & Soc'y 1 (2014)

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  Journal of Law and Society                 Law College
  VoL 45, No. 65                             University of Peshawar
                                             Jan, 2014



       CHILD TRAFFICKING: THE OUTCOME OF
          POLITICAL FAILURE IN THE REGION

          Syed Rashid  Ali (PhD)*, Jan Alam** and Shah Saud***

Abstract

        Children, on  the one hand are  the future of a nation, while on
 the other hand  they are prone  to diverse forms of ills of the society
 including child  trafficking. There are  many   reasons  behind  their
 vulnerability to unwanted  situation including the failure of political
 institution in fulfilling its responsibility to pave the way for better
 protected environment. The present study aims to analyze the dimension
 of child trafficking with special emphasis on its political aspect and
 attempt is made  to find out association between political aspect and
 child trafficking by using statistical techniques. For the present study
 data is collected from 392 respondents including 116 university faculty,
 103  crime  reporters, and  173  advocates  through  a  questionnaire,
following the reliability test of Cronbach's Alpha. Statistical analysis is
made   through  Chi  Square  ('2  ) and   Gamma tests   (y) to see  the
association between  independent and dependent  variables. The research
reveals that a positive (y=0.337) and significant (p<0.05) relationship is
detected between  forced displacement  and child trafficking. A positive
(y=0.450)   and  highly significant (p<0.05)  relationship is observed
between   child soldiering and  trafficking. A positive (y=0.381)  and
significant (p< 0.05) relationship is found between refugee camps  and
child trafficking. Similarly a positive (y=0. 321) and significant (p<0.05)
relationship is found  between  visa restrictions and child trafficking
Based   on the findings of the study it is recommended   that Regional
conflicts has increased  vulnerability of children to trafficking, these


  Associate Professor of Sociology, Abdul Wali Khan University Mardan
  Lecturer, Department of Social Work and Sociology, Kohat University of Science and
Technology, Kohat. (Janalamsoc@gmail.com)
   M.Phil Scholar, Bacha Khan University Charsadda (Awkumtoru@gmail.com)
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