Trafficking Report for Moldova Reveals that 77 percent of Teens were Victims of Sexual Assault
Thursday, August 11, 2005 11:35 AM

La Strada, an NGO, released a report on trafficking in Moldova on August 9th. The report indicates that 15 percent of all victims were teenagers and that 77 percent of trafficking victims between the ages of 15 and 18 were subjected to sexual violence. Four hundred criminal cases relating to trafficking were filed and ninety people were convicted in 2004-2005, with sentences of one to twenty-five years.

Compiled from: NGO Study Says 77 Percent of Trafficked Moldovan Teenagers Suffered Sexual Exploitation, RFE/RL Newsline,  Vol. 9 No.150 Part II, 10 August 2005.