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Author Topic: Tens of thousands of FSU/Eastern European girls are missing into slavery!  (Read 2320 times)

Offline Titanscape

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Good day, I have read articles over the years about people trafficking. The victims are forced into horrible work in the sex industry, and may die in it. Years ago I referred to Nomi's story, in Israel.

Reader's Digest Nov 2010 prints that 250,000 are traded like horses in Europe, each year. 50,000 from Russia, 15,000 from Poland and 30,000 from Hungary, and Albanians are afraid to send their children to school.

Men can also be victims.

There are 40,000 in the United States, 270,000 in the EU, 399,000 in Latin America and the Caribbean. There are 22,000,000 in India. They are sometimes raped and beaten, and thrust into cold water to minimize bruising. I think most Indian slaves are labourers.

In 2007, I read an article about a Lithuanian lady who was betrayed by her best friend and sold into slavery, before police rescued her in Britain, she was forced to serve thirty men a day for ten years.

I recently heard Austria had made laws to end this, and Arnold Schwarzenegger had decided to enforce laws against slavery in California. In Australia there is now a division of police that are well funded to end this here too. Germany, I do not know what action they are taking.

Being for my cousins in Hungary, I hope the transit points will be closed, and the FSU police can work together better. And that Turkey will cease being a transit point.

It seems the matter is in the hands of lawyers and senators in our countries and in such as Hungary, maybe educators should take action.
« Last Edit: 06/08/2012 15:12:01 by Titanscape »


 

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I think a few citations and references might be in order.  I am not denying that people trafficking takes place - but the scale seems very high.
 

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I am checking out this one first;
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Human_trafficking

This includes a critics' section about figures.
« Last Edit: 08/08/2012 09:05:02 by Titanscape »
 

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One source of info I have seen a few times is the United Nations, as in this article. Measuring FSU losses per year at 800,000 to 4,000,000 young women and men each year. It shows how much just one girl can bring a slaver a year.
http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/worldview/091203/moldova-sex-trafficking

The likes of Hungarians actually need to stick together much more that they do! Change laws...!
« Last Edit: 05/09/2012 16:11:48 by Titanscape »
 

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