WAR IN UKRAINE: HUMAN TRAFFICKING

The war in the Ukraine has led to increased vulnerability for refugees fleeing the violence. This page serves as a resource hub for articles, blogs, films and podcasts on the intersection of the war in Ukraine, refugees and human trafficking.

Preventing Human Trafficking of Refugees from Ukraine

A rapid assessment of risks and gaps in the anti-trafficking response The Russian invasion of Ukraine has led to the largest …

A new Anti-Trafficking Plan to protect people fleeing the war in Ukraine

To protect people fleeing the war in Ukraine, today, the EU Solidarity Platform presented a tailor-made Common Anti-Trafficking PlanSearch for available translations of …

Homes for Ukraine: Housing scheme called danger to refugees

Many women and children have fled Ukraine Potentially abusive men are using a UK scheme to host Ukrainian refugees – …

Maintenance of peace and security of Ukraine – Security Council, 9018th Meeting

 Summary: Humanitarian crisis in Ukraine deteriorating at alarming speed, briefers tell Security Council, calling for attacks on civilians to …

Recommendations on enhancing efforts to identify and mitigate risks of trafficking in human beings online as a result of the humanitarian crisis in Ukraine

In recent weeks, an unprecedented number of people have fled armed violence in Ukraine and headed west. The risks of …

Ukraine: Humanitarian Impact Situation Report

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Ukrainian workers flee ‘modern slavery’ conditions on UK farms

Fruit pickers working in a field. One Ukrainian woman who fled a farm job said she felt ‘like I am …

‘Traffickers have strategies. We don’t’: Concerns for Ukrainian women in Poland

Ukrainian refugees board a train en route to Warsaw at the railway station in Przemysl, near the Polish-Ukrainian border. Photograph: …

Children fleeing war in Ukraine at heightened risk of trafficking and exploitation

UNICEF calls for strengthened measures to protect children crossing from Ukraine into neighbouring countries GENEVA / NEW YORK, 19 March …

Inside The Human Trafficking Tragedy Unfolding On Ukraine’s Border

People queue to board a train back to Ukraine across the border from Hungary on March 12, 2022 in Zahony, …

Berlin warns Ukrainian refugees about trafficking danger

A sign mentioning ‘accommodation’ is seen for refugees who fled from Ukraine following the Russian invasion, at an emergency camp …

Ukraine Internal Displacement Report-General Population Survey 16 MARCH 2022

Starting on 24 February 2022, a large scale armed conflict triggered an unprecedented humanitarian crisis across all regions of Ukraine. …

Children going missing amid chaos at Ukrainian border, aid groups report

A Polish charity said children sent alone by desperate parents to meet relatives across the border were arriving without anyone …

La Strada International calls for urgent measures to protect Ukrainians and other refugees

Statement La Strada International – European NGO Platform against Trafficking in Human Beings – is gravely concerned about the Russian …
human trafficking in ukraine: from involuntary labor to sex slavery

Human Trafficking in Ukraine: From Involuntary Labor to Sex Slavery

Human trafficking – from involuntary labor to sex slavery. Through force, fraud, and coercion, people everywhere are being bought and …

The Israeli Tech Preventing Human Trafficking in Ukraine

From registering refugees to managing the needs of intake centers in Poland and Moldova, Israeli tech firm monday.com is helping …

Vigilantes stalk Ukraine border as sex traffickers target fleeing women and children

Ukrainian refugees wait to board buses outside the train station in Przemyśl, near the Polish-Ukrainian border. Photograph: Angelos Tzortzinis/AFP/Getty Volunteers patrol …

Sex traffickers are targeting Ukrainian women and children at Polish refugee camps, charities warn

Sex traffickers are offering women and girls promises of safe accommodation and free transport in Poland, posing as good Samaritans …

Israel investigating suspected trafficking of 17-year-old Ukrainian refugee

Illustrative — Demonstrator at a protest march against the Russian invasion of Ukraine, in Tel Aviv, on February 26, 2022 …

The 1.5 million children who fled Ukraine are at risk of human trafficking

Refugee children fleeing Ukraine arrive in Hungary via humanitarian trains at the Zahony train station this week.-Christopher Furlong/Getty Images The …

Children and women fleeing Ukraine at high risk of human trafficking

TRT is a Turkish Public Broadcast service. Nearly 3.5 million have fled Ukraine as refugees. Most of them are children …