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880,000 slaves in the EU

Published on 14/10/2013
 880,000 slaves in the EU
De Morgen

They notably include "children that are forced to beg, men who are forced to work for pitifully low wages, and women who are forced to work as prostitutes," explains De Morgen. The daily adds that CRIM has called on member states to apply the EU’s directive on human trafficking, and demanded that the European Commission implement its strategy for the eradication of trafficking in human beings.

CRIM’s findings are to be evaluated by MEPs at a plenary session of the European parliament on October 23.

Read this article in Dutch.

Reprinted with permission of Presseurop.