Sex Trafficking of Women into the United Kingdom: How Credible are the Official Estimates?
25 Pages Posted: 1 Jul 2010
Date Written: June 29, 2010
This article assesses the credibility of the official estimates by the United Kingdom's authorities by describing how the Home Office originally estimated the number of women who had been trafficked for sex into the UK in 2003. It then contrasts this with the author's estimate which is based upon data from a recent nationwide, multi-agency operation to counter sex-trafficking - Operation Pentameter II - and the original Home Office report.
Keywords: sex trafficking women estimates United Kingdom trafficked
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