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Based on data gathered from countries, it offers the first global assessment of the scope of human trafficking and what is being done to fight it. It includes: an overview of trafficking patterns; legal steps taken in response; and country-specific information on reported cases of trafficking in persons, victims, and prosecutions. There is even neglect when it comes to either reporting on, or prosecuting cases of human trafficking".
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Human trafficking in general and the trafficking of women in particular have been attracting increasing interest from states, international bodies, non-governmental organisations, the media and academia. The greater visibility conferred on this phenomenon has translated, on a national and international level, into policies designed to combat and prevent it, whose efficiency is debateable. This is the result not only of a lack of understanding of the specific features of the trafficking of women, but also of the fact that other objectives underlying the construction of these policies hardly meet the subjective needs and expectations of trafficked women. Thus, on the other side of the line we find a space which is a non-territory in legal and political terms, a space unthinkable in terms of the rule of law, human rights and democracy Santos,
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Government officials and international organizations in Eastern Europe are warning of a dramatic increase in human trafficking as the recession begins to bite. The number of victims of trafficking in Belarus is showing a steep rise already, according to data gathered by the Red Cross Red Crescent, International Organization for Migration IOM and local authorities. In Ukraine - a transit, source and destination country for modern-day slavery - fears are growing of a new wave of emigration as industrial output shrinks by 30 per cent since September.
LONDON Thomson Reuters Foundation - European countries are helping human traffickers by closing their doors to migrants, who risk swapping hardship at home for a new life of slavery on the road, humanitarian experts said on Thursday. They said the stark choice - endure war, famine or persecution at home or opt for a new start in a safer country - is increasingly denied to migrants fleeing peril in Africa and the Middle East as anti-immigrant sentiment rises across Europe. While annual arrivals have since tumbled, European Union members have feuded over how to share the burden and support for anti-immigrant parties has surged.
While in fewer than 20, cases had been recorded, the number of cases recorded in had jumped to over 25, Over the last decade, the capacity of national authorities to track and assess patterns and flows of human trafficking has improved in many parts of the world. Inonly 26 countries had an institution which systematically collected and disseminated data on trafficking cases, while bythe number had risen to In Central Asia, a larger share of adult men is detected compared to other regions, while in Central America and the Caribbean, more girls are recorded.
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Victims of human trafficking are mainly used for forced labour and sex. It is estimated that 21 million people are victims of forced labour globally International Labour Organisation. These millions of humans are then used for prostitution, forced begging, forced marriage, and the removal of organs, among others.