Facts on Human Trafficking
- Human Trafficking is modern slavery which exploits vulnerable men, women and children.
- Trafficked people are used for various things from forced labour to prostitution.
- According to www.freetheslaves.net there are between 10 – 30 million slaves in the world today.
- It is estimated, that 2500 women are trafficked to Denmark each year. Though, the number is believed to be higher.
- A majority of the trafficked women in Denmark are from Africa, followed by Asia, Europe and Latin America (CMM).
- The majority of women who are trafficked to Denmark are involved in prostitution.
- HopeNow has come across more and more trafficked men than ever before. Men are being trafficked to Denmark to do forced labour.
- Look at the statistics from CMM (center mod menneskehandel) from 2012 and get an insight in human trafficking in Denmark.