In Ukraine, about 1 million people become victims of trafficking over the last 4 years

В Украине около 1 тыс. человек стали жертвами незаконной торговли людьми за последние 4 года

Acting national police head of Vadim Troyan

In Ukraine, about 1 million people become victims of trafficking for the period from 2011 to 2015. This was announced by the interim national police head of Vadim Troyan.

“We recognize the fact that actually the victims much more. Unfortunately, not all of them seek help and protection from law enforcement,” – said Trojan.

According to Vadim Troyan for the last 4 years in Ukraine were 702 crime of human trafficking. Among the victims – 540 women and 46 children. The results of the investigation were arrested 222 people.

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The Deputy Minister of the Ministry of interior Anastasia Deeva noted the importance of informing citizens about threats as a way of countering the traders people.

“For the interior Ministry, it is important that the General population, and especially the separate risk groups such as children, youth and women, possessed of instruments of protection in the event of a criminal using people as a commodity,” said Deeva.

Recall from the beginning of the year the state border service of Ukraine abolished 11 channels of trafficking.