Human trafficking: The sexual exploitation of women and girls is the most common form
What is the situation in Austria?
✗ In Austria, women who are forced into prostitution are often victims of human trafficking.
✗ Escape is rarely a possibility.
✗ Their passports have been taken away from them. They are under constant surveillance. They are exposed to violence and threats.
✗ In addition, they are often illegally in the country. In most cases, this prevents them from asking the police for help.