the Trend in recent years is that the migration board discovers more and more cases of suspected human trafficking. Last year, there was a reversal of the trend. The number of reported cases decreased slightly from 444 to detect cases in 2017 to 384 cases in 2018.
is unclear and may have several explanations, according to Lisa Hultin Knutas, the Swedish Migration board the centre coordinator in the work against trafficking in human beings.
– It could be that ärendesammansättningen in the last year changed, when it comes from which countries the applicants come. Another possible explanation is that the Migration transformation in the last year, led to fewer employees could be trained in issues of human trafficking, or add as much time to look for the indications, " she says in a press release.
Lisa Hultin Knutas also points out that the number of cases of afghan asylum claims declined sharply in 2018, which leads to the migration board detects fewer suspicious cases from there.
the suspect människohandelsfall to involve several persons and the means that the police receive more notifications in the same case, which pulls up the numbers in the statistics.
The five most common countries of origin for suspected victims of trafficking were Nigeria, Morocco, Turkey, Pakistan and Vietnam. 58 countries appear among the 384 reported cases.
the Suspected cases of human trafficking detected in all the Migration ärendekategorier.
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