East: Trafficking Of Females On Increase In Eastern Europe (Component 1)

East: Trafficking Of Females On Increase In Eastern Europe (Component 1)

Each year, thousands and thousands of females from Central and Eastern Europe plus the previous Soviet Union are lured into the western with claims of work and an improved life. Alternatively, most are offered into slavery and prostitution as victims of individual trafficking bands women that are using nations like Russia, Belarus, Moldova, and Romania to provide intercourse businesses throughout the world. In this to begin a two-part series, RFE/RL correspondent Alexandra Poolos talks about worldwide efforts to fight the growing crisis. Continue reading