As you can see, Europe is a hot-bed for legalized prostitution—although contrary to this image, it is also legal in some parts of the United States. Can you imagine what would happen to the sex trafficking trade if there was a shift in Europe from legalized prostitution to illegal prostitution?
With 250,000 children at risk for child sex trafficking in the United States alone, you can see some common threads:
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The UN says that Italy’s human trafficking problem is getting worse. Having researched this in the past, it does not surprise me to hear that.
There were concerns over Italy’s human trafficking problem, even way back in the 1990’s. Yet nothing has been aggressively done to finally put an end to it.
This is real.
The people of Zurich were tired of the crowded prostitution scene throughout the streets, so this was their solution.
Introducing, the Zurich sex drive-in.
Sex trafficking in Italy is on the rise as its geography and established crime networks sets it up to be a gateway for sex trafficking throughout Europe.
Even as far back as 2001, ABC Australia produced this 15-minute news special focusing on “Italy’s dark underground trade in women”:
When you think about places in the world where there’s sex trafficking, one country that isn’t likely to be one of the first to come to mind is Germany. The truth of the matter is, the fight against sex trafficking in Germany is an important one!
On this episode of Finding Justice, we talk with Justin Shrum from The Justice Project and the awesome work they’re doing in Germany against sex trafficking.
Well, it finally happened. Silvio Berlusconi has been legally busted for his immoral personal affairs for the first time.
“Former Italian prime minister Silvio Berlusconi has been found guilty of abuse of office and for soliciting underage prostitution during his recent trial.”
It must be pointed out that although not all prostitution involves sex trafficking, all sex trafficking involves prostitution. This is why legalized prostitution has been linked to an increase of human trafficking based on empirical analysis for up to 150 countries!
If that isn’t enough, we can read the first sentence about New Zealand in the Trafficking in Persons Report:
As everyone is swarming around the story of the NSA whistleblower, the US State Department is having its own woes.
“CBS News has uncovered documents that show the State Department may have covered up allegations of illegal and inappropriate behavior within their ranks.”
The memo reveled an “underground drug ring” as well as “solicit sexual favors from prostitutes.”
These ads on street corners by AMMAR are certainly provocative as they point out the realities of Argentina prostitution.
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