human trafficking

Taskforce trafficking: Austria’s fight against illegal exploitation

The violation of human rights and the ignoring of human dignity are completely normal in the world of trafficking. Political organisations such as the European Union are trying to combat exploitation on a national and international level. This is done by the enacting of new laws and regulations. Nonprofits such as Hope for the Future …

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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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The everyday life in the red-light district-a misogynistic work environment

EVER-PRESENT VIOLENCE The blue spots are quickly covered with makeup before the next client stands in the door and point’s  his finger at you. Like a beaten dog, you approach him, which however is an understatement,  because you will be whipped and you will be beaten, sometimes more, sometimes less, sometimes  not at all, but …

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The fight against human trafficking: How anyone can help?

From national NGOs to international organizations- there are numerous institutions, that offer their help in various ways to victims of human trafficking. However, you don’t have to be a member of an association to be able to help here. Anyone can participate in the fight against human trafficking. How? We have summarized 20 ways, how …

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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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The promised life

Jasmin (name changed) lived in China with her family. She ran a small artificial fertiliser shop with her parents. When she lost all her money to fraudulent business partners and her father went to jail because of the debts he incurred, a hard time began for the whole family. Jasmin wanted to support them and …

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