Excellent Hair Fall Treatment
Search: Look for:   Last 1 Month   Last 6 Months   All time

Fears 2014 Glasgow Games could see influx of human trafficking victims

Edinburgh, Mon, 16 Sep 2013 ANI

Edinburgh, Sept. 16 (ANI): The Commonwealth Games in 2014 could lead to an influx of victims of human trafficking to Scotland.

The European Commission's anti-trafficking coordinator Myria Vassiliadou has urged the Scottish Government to make people who procure sex and consumer goods from victims its top anti-trafficking priority.

Vassiliadou, the first person tasked by the European Union's governing body to tackle human trafficking, said that studies have shown that authorities must be vigilant to human trafficking during large sporting events.

She told Holyrood's European and External Relations Committee that human trafficking is worth 32 billion dollars, equivalent to around two-thirds of the entire Scottish Budget, the Scotsman reported.

She said that three -fifths of victims of trafficking in the EU are EU citizens, adding that they are trafficked for sex; for forced labour in sectors such as construction, agriculture and health; for crime and organ removal, the report added. (ANI)


King of Bhutan, the Bhutan Queen and Crown Prince meeting the PM Modi
PM Narendra Modi welcomes the King of Bhutan
PM Modi paying tributes at the portrait of Sardar Vallabhbhai Patel
People take part in the Run For Unity on the Rashtriya Ekta Diwas
PM Modi flagging off the Run For Unity on the Rashtriya Ekta Diwas
Post comments:
Your Name (*) :
Your Email :
Your Phone :
Your Comment (*):
  Reload Image




Excellent Hair Fall Treatment
Careers | Privacy Policy | Feedback | About Us | Contact Us | | Latest News
Copyright © 2015 NEWS TRACK India All rights reserved.