Human Trafficking and Prostitution in Russia

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Human Traficking In Russia: Prostitution human trafficking in Russia.-prostitution. Russia is considered the largest country in the whole world. It is massively known for the origin and final destination of trafficked men, women, and children who are forced to labour. Human trafficking is one of the major problems that is facing Russia. Trafficking is carried out mainly for the purpose of exploitation, which includes prostitution, forced labour, slavery, removal of organs and many others (human trafficking in and out of Russia). This is mostly because of the unbearable economic situations in the country and a punishment should be given to those who engage in human trafficking. Concentrating on prostitution as a form of human…show more content…
Small children and adolescents involvement in sex working and producing pornography rapidly grew in the 1990s (E.V. Tiurukanova 40). Estimates show that not less than 17,000 minors are placed into the sex industry. In other estimates, the number may rise to 50,000 minors. Most of the children while interviewed said their engagement in sex trade was due to the ‘wish to survive’ and others to have their own money while others was to stop depending on their parents (E.V. Tiurukanova 41). Child trafficking also involved children being lured into child sex tourism. This started when the legal protection of children from sexual exploitation was omitted from the Russian legislation and the punishment to crimes related to sexual crimes and exploitation of small children being handed in United States and Europe gave a larger rise to child sex tourism. Many tourist travels to Russia, not for any other reason but enjoy sex with children (E.V. Tiurukanova 43). Trafficking of children was also for producing child pornography. This issue brought about many debates among the public but nothing was developed. The public has not yet shown acceptance, disapproval, or intolerance of the production and distribution of children produced pornography. Actually, hard economic situation has led to tolerance of the child pornography phenomena. According to the Russian national consultation on the commercial exploitation of children, Russia is
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