Each year, thousands of females from Central and Eastern Europe additionally the Soviet that is former Union lured into the western with claims of work and a much better life. Rather, most are offered into slavery and prostitution as victims of individual trafficking bands utilizing females from nations like Russia, Belarus, Moldova, and Romania to produce intercourse companies across the world. In this to begin a two-part show, RFE/RL correspondent Alexandra Poolos discusses worldwide efforts to fight the crisis that is growing.
Prague, 23 might 2001 (RFE/RL) — it really is nearly impossible to learn exactly exactly how a lot of women are offered every year into individual trafficking bands for intimate exploitation. But worldwide agencies and federal government bodies calculate that more than one million ladies and girls every year can be bought into prostitution and sex-industry bands in Asia, the usa, Western Europe together with center East. Thousands and thousands of those, professionals say, result from Central and Eastern Europe additionally the previous Soviet Union.