Despite the publicity and number of activities aimed at human trafficking prevention – the problem is still significant in Ukraine. More than 110 000 Ukrainians have suffered from human trafficking since 1991. In fact, according to the level of profitability human trafficking takes the third place among criminal business, notably, illicit arms trade and drug selling business.
For the last nine months 22 people, who became victims of worker exploitation and sexual abuse, addressed Consultation center of social assistance for human trafficking victims in Caritas Ivano-Frankivsk UGCC. Each of them came through financial, social and psychological crisis; got a considerable number of psychoemotional and medicine-related problems.