United Nations report on sex trafficking in Ecuador

Posted on September 7, 2012 • Filed under: Crime, Ecuador, Latin America Womens Issues

Human trafficking, nationally, almost always accompanied by sexual exploitation. So says the study entitled ‘The state of human trafficking in Ecuador’. This was done by the United Nations Office on Drugs and Crime (UNODC). On page 45 of the document states that “the smuggling of easy sex” relates to slavery. “In Ecuador, the places of origin of these facts are Tsáchilas Santo Domingo de Los Rios and the provinces of the Amazon. The target cities are big cities, where there is money. ” Refers to Quito, Guayaquil and Cuenca. To this is added that the relatives of the victims are part of networks of trafficking and sexual exploitation “consciously or unconsciously”. “They are usually male relatives offered to victims in brothels. The pay is $ 30-50 per day, “the document refers. Read Article

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