Marriage trafficking: "... Are you looking for an obedient woman? Then write to us!"
An advertisement in a Western European newspaper.
What is marriage trafficking?
✗ Marriage trafficking occurs, for example, when a women is deceived during the matchmaking process.
✗ The men have often paid a high fee for arranging the marriage and therefore believe that their wife is their possession.
✗ Since they can only remain in the country, if their marriage continues, they give in to their fate.
Marriage trafficking is also a form of human trafficking.