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Report of France to the European Commission on the fight against trafficking in human beings - 2011-2014 (written by MIPROF)

Friday 23 January 2015

Civil society has until late February to transmit to the European Commission its remarks and additional information on this document.

Trafficking in human beings is one of the most developed criminal activities in the world., Millions of people are exploited by criminal networks, often due to their particular vulnerability, due to age, their minority status, a precarious economic situation or their sex. Illicit profits from these forms of exploitation are exponential and human trafficking has become the third most lucrative form of crime behind drug trafficking and counterfeiting.
Within the European Union, the number of people exploited is estimated according to the ILO (International Labour Organization) to 610000. The latest statistics from Eurostat show a 18% increase in the number of victims of human trafficking in 2013 compared to 2012. 62% are victims of sexual exploitation, and the vast majority (80%) are women and underage girls. This increase is also found in France, where victims of prostitution or human trafficking identified in procedure are significantly higher in 2013 compared to 2012.

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