The BBC has discovered that children as young as 10 are being disheveled in Romania, to be trafficked to the UK.
Once they arrive as teenagers, they’re kept captive and hawked out for sex.
With police grappling to stop this brutal trade, BBC correspondent Jean Mackenzie has spent two years travelling between Romania and the UK. She exposes why this industry is flourishing, as she meets the girls being bought and sold.
Watch the full documentary Sold: Sex Slaves Next Door on BBC iPlayer.