Sex Trafficking Remains A Problem For SVG According To Report

The latest Trafficking in Persons 2016 Report from the U.S. State Department is out and no surprise – several Caribbean nations have made the list of nations battling with the issue of “sex trafficking” – the term used for the act of recruiting, harboring, transporting, providing, or obtaining a person for compelled commercial sex acts through the use of force, fraud, or coercion – within their borders.  Here are the 16 nations making the latest report:

St. Vincent and the Grenadines made the US’ Tier 2 list because of child and foreign sex trafficking. NGO’s and government officials report some adults pressure local minors into sex trafficking while foreign women engaged in prostitution are subjected to trafficking for sex and foreign workers from South America and the Caribbean.

The report can be found here

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