Anti-Trafficking Centre – Forgotten Women

Traffickers are exploiting women and children living in refugee camps worldwide, forcing them into prostitution and slavery. Following mass persecution, rape and violence, more than 900,000 people mostly women and children fled the Rakhine state of Myanmar to safety across the border into Bangladesh. The horror does not end there, many women and young girls are being forced in to sex work and labour. A surge of sex trafficking rings who not only target vulnerable Rohingya women into the sex industry in Bangladesh but also kidnap and sell women to India and Nepal where there is no point of return.