Sex Traffickers Prey On Eastern Europeans

A policeman arrests a prostitute in Russia in 2001 UNESCO, the UN’s social company, has proclaimed 23 as International Day for the Remembrance of the Slave Trade and its Abolition august. But despite regulations against slavery in most around the globe’s nations, modern-day slavery will continue to flourish in unlawful underground kinds. Within the second of a two-part show, RFE/RL correspondent Ron Synovitz examines how a latest revolution of sex-slave trafficking preys upon Eastern European ladies to fuel the worldwide intercourse trade.

Prague, 23 August 2005 (RFE/RL) — Maria is just a mother that is 30-year-old Ukraine who put aside her spouse and two small children to simply simply just take just what she ended up being told will be work in Italy as a cleaner.

The recruiters who originally promised her a high-paying income had been guys whom posed as representatives of the genuine work agency. Maria claims they gained her trust since they seemed persuasive and professional.

«the procedure we went right through to get there clearly was normal. Every thing seemed fine. There have been two other girls beside me. These people were from the exact same area, but i did not understand them. I became going to Italy to the office as being a housekeeper. In Ukraine, they said currently that I would personally work either as being a housekeeper or work with a club dishes that are washing» Maria stated.