How many people are victims of human trafficking

by Ivano Abbadessa - 2016.10.19
How many people are victims of human trafficking
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More than 20 million people living today around the world have been trafficked for sexual exploitation, forced labour and other activities across the world, generating a profit of €117 billion a year. On the occasion of the EU's Anti-Trafficking Day on 18 October, the European Parliament published an infographic about this very lucrative crime that affect also Europe. According to the  infographic in 2012 EU countries reported 11,000 registered, identified and presumed victims of human trafficking. Women and girls comprise 95% of victims trafficked for sexual exploitation, while men comprise 70% of registered victims of labour exploitation.



 

 

Published in Human Trafficking.
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