Children are the future of any nation and their protection is the first and foremost concern of any nation. Despite the efforts of international agencies, millions of people are illegally trafficked and vended for immoral purposes. The UNICEF particularly noticed the children involved in camel racing, after the stories of exploitation, misusing, sexually abusing through media men. This study tried to investigate the socio-economic characteristics of ex-camel jockeys of two districts of Punjab, Rahim Yar Khan and Muzafar Garh. The study interviewed 504 ex-camel jockeys from two districts of Punjab, Rahim Yar Khan and Muzafar Garh. Findings of the study explores that in both districts the factors behind the child trafficking for camel racing are same. The lack of education of parents, large family size, low income are found the main factors that curb rights of children and forced them to work as camel jockey. The study suggests that through family empowerment, capacity building, awareness building, provision of basic education, social protection and shelter and poverty alleviation can solve this issue to some extent.
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