This article is devoted to the problems related to children trafficking. The article explores international and national norms protecting children from illegal trafficking. The methods and forms of child trafficking are described, some of them are analyzed. Particular attention is paid to the commercial sexual exploitation of children and the production of child pornography. The ways of getting to the tenets for traders are indicated. The main way to involve children in human trafficking is to offer attractive conditions. The main reasons for the latency of this crime are named. There were highlighted the legislative changes by which the Verkhovna Rada has brought punishment for human trafficking, including children into line with international standards.