Australia, Eastern Europe, Child, Human trafficking, Pandemic, Russia, Russian Federation, Sex, victim,

Globally, more than 29 million girls and women are victims of modern slavery. This is stated in the UN report.

According to the anti-slavery organization Walk Free, each of 130 women and girls today live in modern slavery, more than the population of Australia.

According to the report, 99% of all victims of forced sexual exploitation are women, 84% of forced marriage, and 58% of forced labor. During the pandemic, forced and child marriages increased and working conditions were exploited around the world.

According to Walk Free, child and forced marriage is still not criminalized in 136 countries.

Over the years of independence, more than 260 thousand Ukrainians have become victims of human trafficking, and our country has become the leader in South-Eastern Europe in terms of the number of victims. Moreover, 65% of Ukrainians worked in the Russian Federation. Read more in the article “How not to become a” living commodity “

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