Ukraine hit the risk of human trafficking

Украина попала в группу риска по торговле людьми

Most of all in Ukraine exploitation and trafficking vulnerable migrants, noted in the report

Ukraine was placed in the second group are marked as “requires attention”.

Ukraine was at risk for trafficking in the relevant report for the year 2016. The announcement of the publication of this Report was made by the U.S. Secretary of state John Kerry, said the U.S. Embassy in Ukraine in Facebook.

At the request of Congress, the US state Department prepares a report concerning all countries of the world. The goal of the reports is to stimulate action and create partnerships around the world in the fight against the modern slave trade.

The Report mentions that in Ukraine a large number of internally displaced persons, they are the most vulnerable and susceptible to exploitation.

Also mentioned that the special representative of the OSCE and coordinator for combating trafficking in human beings, Ambassador Madina Jarbussynova, provided training to representatives of the Special monitoring mission of the OSCE to raise the awareness of people in Ukraine and to improve the ability to identify human trafficking.

The authors of the Report put Ukraine in the second group are marked as “requires attention”, along with Afghanistan, Bulgaria, Congo, Cuba, Pakistan, Serbia, Thailand and Tunisia.

This group was described as “Countries whose governments do not fully comply with the standards of the Law on the protection of trafficking victims, while making efforts to approach the performance standards.”

While there is refinement – the number of victims of trafficking is significant or significantly increasing; there is a failure to provide evidence of increased efforts to combat trafficking; findings that the country is making due efforts to remedy the situation are made on the basis that the country promised to take additional steps next year.

As reported Корреспондент.netthe 25th of January in Mariupol stopped the channel of trafficking in women and 15 June in Odessa.