Austria

Report on Human Trafficking in 2020 released on 1st of July 2021

ENSLAVED PEOPLE IN OUR MIDST! Human traffickers exploit their victims. Mainly women and girls from eastern Europe with countries such as Bulgaria, Hungary, Romania and Slovakia being sources of trafficked victims. In addition to these countries people from South East Asia, China, Nigeria and South America are trafficked to and enslaved in Austria. More than …

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Projects and organisations combating human trafficking

From not for profit organisations and small societies to religious organisations – The activities that combat human trafficking need to take place on national and international levels. Trafficking is a grave threat to human rights that is challenging to prosecute. In order to be successful in combating it  all parties need to take steps towards …

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How is Austria involved in human trafficking?

According to estimates from international organisations there are currently approximately 45 million people that are victims of humans trafficking. More than ever before in human history – and Austria is a not insignificant part of this. ENSLAVEMENT ON OUR DOORSTEP „Human trafficking is the trafficking of people in particular helplessness, through the threat or use …

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Joana – a trainee from HOPE FOR THE FUTURE shares her heartbreaking Story

How do women affected by human trafficking get to Austria? Why do they even get involved in all of this in the first place? Why don’t they just run away? We receive many questions about our trainees and have noticed that there is still a lot of prejudice and a lot of misconceptions about forced prostitution in …

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Modern slaves can be found in all areas in which others are unwilling to do the work themselves

Housework, cleaning work, care work – these are all jobs that are barely or poorly paid and thus suggest a high number of unreported cases of human trafficking. Modern slavery also takes place in Austrian private households, as cleaning, care and nursing staff usually cannot be fully remunerated, and these sectors are not given enough …

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