387 Bulgarians Became Victims of Trafficking since the Beginning of the Year - Most of Them - Women

Crime | October 18, 2019, Friday // 12:14| Views: | Comments: 0
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387 Bulgarians became victims of trafficking for the first 9 months of 2019. 258 of them were women, trafficked for sexual exploitation and 56 for forced labor. 51 are pregnant women sent abroad to sell their babies.

The National Anti-Trafficking Commission said today that every year victims of trafficking are between 450 and 500 people, as nearly 87% of them are women. 

The data was announced by the secretary of he National Anti-Trafficking Commission Kamelia Dimitrova on the occasion of 18 October - the European Day for Combating Trafficking in Human Beings.

However, the trafficking of minors is decreasing.

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