Trafficking and exploitation

Trafficking in Morocco (TIP2018)

The Government of Morocco does not fully meet the minimum standards for the elimination of trafficking; however, it is making significant efforts to do so. The government demonstrated increasing efforts compared to the previous reporting […]

Trafficking and exploitation

Trafficking in Albania (TIP2018)

The Government of Albania does not fully meet the minimumstandards for the elimination of trafficking; however, it is makingsignificant efforts to do so. The government demonstratedincreasing efforts compared to the previous reporting period;therefore Albania remained […]

Trafficking and exploitation

Italy’s trafficking profile (TIP 2019)

As reported over the past five years, human traffickers exploit foreign victims in Italy. Victims originate primarily from Nigeria and other African countries, China, and Eastern Europe. Italy has an estimated 1.5 million unregistered workers, […]

Trafficking and exploitation

Prosecution of human trafficking in Italy (TIP 2019)

The government decreased law enforcement efforts. The 2003 Measures Against Trafficking in Persons law criminalized sex trafficking and labor trafficking and prescribed penalties of 8 to 20 years’ imprisonment, which were sufficiently stringent and commensurate […]

Trafficking and exploitation

Who exploit the Nigerian women?

The slave trade for sexual exploitation is, according to the United Nations, the third most profitable illigal activity in the world, coming after the arms and drugs traffic. It is widespread through the world. The […]

Trafficking and exploitation

Prosecution of human trafficking in Italy (TIP2018)

The government increased law enforcement efforts. The 2003 Measures Against Trafficking in Persons law criminalized sex and labor trafficking and prescribed penalties of eight to 20 years imprisonment, which were sufficiently stringent and, with respect […]

Trafficking and exploitation

Trafficking in Italy (TIP2018)

The Government of Italy fully meets the minimum standards for the elimination of trafficking. The government continued to demonstrate serious and sustained efforts during the reporting period; therefore Italy remained on Tier 1. The government […]

Trafficking and exploitation

Brothels: “Like animals in cages”

On the internet sites they are described by customers from  all around Europe as heaven where sex is easy and safe and where one can choose the body that he likes the most, and the “freshest” […]

Trafficking and exploitation

Protection and prevention of human trafficking in Italy (TIP2018)

PROTECTION The government increased protection efforts. The Department of Equal Opportunity (DEO) coordinated protection efforts and reported government-supported NGOs assisted 1,354 potential victims in 2017, a significant increase from 851 victims assisted in 2016; however, […]