Russian sex trafficing

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Efforts to crack down on human trafficking in Russia focus not only on the men, women, and children who are illegally shipped out of Russia to undergo forced labor and sexual exploitation in other countries, but also those who are illegally brought into Russia from abroad. In , the International Labour Organization reported that forced labor is the most predominant form of trafficking in Russia. Men, women and children from Russia and from other countries—such as Belarus, Kyrgyzstan, Tajikistan, Uzbekistan, Ukraine and Moldova—are subjected to conditions of debt bondage and forced labor , including in the construction industry, in textile shops, and in the agricultural and fishing sectors. An estimated 20, men and women from North Korea are annually brought in to Russian, and subjected to conditions of forced labor in Russia. Petersburg, for the purpose of child sex tourism. The number of child trafficking victims in these cities is decreasing; experts credit this to aggressive police investigations and Russian cooperation with foreign law enforcement.

2019 Trafficking in Persons Report: Russia

Russia | Global Slavery Index

The Global Slavery Index estimates that , people lived in conditions of modern slavery in Russia on any given day in , reflecting a prevalence rate of 5. Eighty-three of those were confirmed as victims of trafficking in persons and slave labour, and were child victims of trafficking or other types of sexual exploitation. Additionally, 1, individuals were prosecuted, and 1, individuals were convicted for trafficking or trafficking-related offences in Forced labour in Russia predominantly occurs in informal and less regulated industries.

Sex Trafficking After Communism

Skip to Content. When the world thinks of the consequences of the Soviet Union collapse in , sex trafficking is certainly not the first to come to mind. The image projected to the world during this time was a politically and economically unstable regime in dire need of rehabilitation. But the collapse of the Soviet Union left the Russian state weak and showed promise to traffickers internationally of Russia being involved in all aspects of the sex trafficking industry. For the purposes of sex trafficking, women and children are primarily targeted as they are the most vulnerable.
The Government of Russia does not fully meet the minimum standards for the elimination of trafficking and is not making significant efforts to do so; therefore Russia remained on Tier 3. Despite the lack of significant efforts, the government took some steps to address trafficking, including by convicting some traffickers, facilitating the return of Russian children from Iraq and Syria, and identifying some victims, including foreign nationals. However, during the report period there was a government policy or pattern of forced labor; the total number of victims identified by the government remained negligible compared with the estimated scope of the issue; and authorities routinely penalized potential victims, including by detaining and deporting potential forced labor victims for immigration violations and prosecuting sex trafficking victims for prostitution offenses, without screening for signs of trafficking. While estimates vary, the Russian government reported the number of North Korean workers in Russia declined from 11, to approximately 1, in , yet the Russian government issued in excess of 20, new tourist and student visas to North Koreans in compared with in The government did not screen laborers for trafficking indicators or identify any North Korean trafficking victims, despite credible reports that the DPRK operated work camps in Russia and subjected thousands of North Korean workers to forced labor.