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Lithuanian Women Make Up 14,7 Percent of Trafficked Victims in Germany

Prepared according to Delfi (www.delfi.lt), 2003 08 11, Vilnius Lithuania is still the main country of origin of women trafficked for sexual exploitation in Germany. According to the news porztal “Delfi”, almost one seventh of women trafficked to Germany were women trafficked from Lithuania. This data was published by German police in their annual report …

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US State Department Appreciates Lithuanian Efforts in Combating Trafficking in Persons

Prepared according to US Department of State (www.state.gov) information 03/ 06/ 11 On the 11th of June the US State Secretary Colin L. Powell presenting the 2003 Trafficking in Persons Annual Report stressed the need for partnership of different countries in fight against human trafficking: “The transnational character of this crime means that countries of origin, transit …

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IOM Vilnius Expands Anti-Trafficking Consultations

A grant provided by the Royal Embassy of the Netherlands in Vilnius to IOM will allow two hotlines to continue providing Lithuanians with advice on legal ways of obtaining employment abroad The IOM Lithuania project “Prevention of Trafficking in Women: Interactive Consultations Via Internet and Telephone”, includes two hotline numbers, which in the past year …

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