The following is a summary of her presentation. Meeting Report The traffic in women and girls for prostitution has recently commanded the attention of state authorities, activists and academics the world over, although it is hardly a new phenomenon. In the late 19th and early 20th centuries, increasing globalization, accompanied by population increases, urbanization, international migration, colonization and political upheaval contributed importantly to the growth of prostitution and the traffic in women and girls around the world. European countries, China and Japan supplied prostitutes to other countries.
Europe Must Target Demand To Fight Sex Trafficking
The Sex Trade: Trafficking of Women and Children in Europe and the United States | CSCE
Can a groundbreaking team turn the tide? O n a sunny morning in Madrid, two young women duck down a side street, into a residential block and up to an apartment front door. Then they start knocking. Marcella and Maria spend a lot of time banging on doors and yelling through letterboxes all over the city. Most of the time, these doors never open.
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Sex trafficking is big business. This sexual slavery is happening on our doorsteps, with Western European countries among the primary countries of demand. In , the IMO found that , women and children were being trafficked for commercial sexual exploitation every year in Europe.
Germany has become a "center for the sexual exploitation of young women from Eastern Europe, as well as a sphere of activity for organized crime groups from around the world," . The selling of young women into sexual slavery has become one growing criminal enterprises in the European Union. While Human trafficking has existed for centuries all over the world, it has become an increasing concern for countries in the Balkan part of southern Europe since the fall of Communism.