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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Bodies Across Borders

NIKK Magazine, 2002/01, Written by Ulrikke Moustgaard Young women from the Baltic countries increasingly come to the Nordic countries to find jobs in the sex business – at the same time, there is an increasing number of hairdressers, house wives, managing directors and other “ordinary” people who have seen the financial opportunities offered by the business …

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