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Trafficking of women and children in Ukraine
Tracking Human Trafficking • 3m 11s
Earlier this month, authorities in Kyiv arrested the suspected leader of a criminal gang who trafficked women into sex work with promises of legitimate employment in foreign countries. According to the United Nations, women and children fleeing the conflict in Ukraine are at heightened risk of human trafficking and exploitation. Even months after the start of the conflict, human rights advocates across the European Union are still warning officials to be more vigilant. CGTN’s Natalie Carney reports.