University General Assembly 2


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Human Trafficking is a shameful problem that reaches almost every corner of the world. According to the last Global Report on Trafficking in Persons, released in 2016 by UNODC, more than 60 thousand victims of trafficking in persons were detected in more than a 100 countries and territories between 2012 and 2014. The International Labour Organization indicates that the minimum number of persons in forced labour, as a result of trafficking is 2.5 million, and almost 21 million people are victims of forced labour worldwide. People from all around the world are trafficked not only for forced labour but also for sexual exploitation, forced marriage, and many other reasons. For that, this crime is an extremely important issue for every country, developed or in development, and although some 90 per cent of the Member States had established laws that criminalize human trafficking, legislation fails to cover all forms of trafficking and to giv...