Human Traffic Watch

Sex slavery, human trafficking still rife in Australia

In Forced marriage, Forced Prostitution, Human Trafficking, Sex Trafficking on December 8, 2012 at 2:37 pm

An inquiry has been launched over a number of societal problems including sex slavery and forced marriages, which are still persistent in Australia.

The NSW Community Relations Commission is holding an inquiry into human trafficking and many other issues, of which there are an estimated 1000 cases a year in Australia, NSW Minister for Women Pru Goward has said.

Goward said that victims of trafficking are often forced marry men they may not know, in some cases by threats of rape or murder aimed at them or their families.

Source: News Track India

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