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Sweden as a country of destination for human sex trafficking

Power, Jenny LU (2013) MRSG20 20121
Human Rights Studies
Abstract (Swedish)
Sweden is a country of both transit and destination for sex trafficking, the most common form of human trafficking that exists today. The purpose of this essay is to examine whether the type of victim and perpetrator has changed over the past thirteen years according to Swedish police reports. A comparison will be made between two police reports on human trafficking - one from 1999 and one from 2011. This will then be discussed and personal points of views will be added. Comparing the reports one can see that there are significant differences concerning both victims and perpetrators from then and now. Human sex trafficking has expanded immensely in Sweden and both new types of victims and perpetrators have been noted over the years. The... (More)
Sweden is a country of both transit and destination for sex trafficking, the most common form of human trafficking that exists today. The purpose of this essay is to examine whether the type of victim and perpetrator has changed over the past thirteen years according to Swedish police reports. A comparison will be made between two police reports on human trafficking - one from 1999 and one from 2011. This will then be discussed and personal points of views will be added. Comparing the reports one can see that there are significant differences concerning both victims and perpetrators from then and now. Human sex trafficking has expanded immensely in Sweden and both new types of victims and perpetrators have been noted over the years. The police are today using more and better resources to combat the problem than they were in 1999 but there are still things that have not changed. The police are still in need of changing their perspective on a few matters that are vital for combating human trafficking for sexual purposes. (Less)
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author
Power, Jenny LU
supervisor
organization
course
MRSG20 20121
year
type
L2 - 2nd term paper (old degree order)
subject
keywords
Human rights, mänskliga rättigheter
language
English
id
3358686
date added to LUP
2013-02-26 11:39:16
date last changed
2014-09-04 08:27:39
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  abstract     = {Sweden is a country of both transit and destination for sex trafficking, the most common form of human trafficking that exists today. The purpose of this essay is to examine whether the type of victim and perpetrator has changed over the past thirteen years according to Swedish police reports. A comparison will be made between two police reports on human trafficking - one from 1999 and one from 2011. This will then be discussed and personal points of views will be added. Comparing the reports one can see that there are significant differences concerning both victims and perpetrators from then and now. Human sex trafficking has expanded immensely in Sweden and both new types of victims and perpetrators have been noted over the years. The police are today using more and better resources to combat the problem than they were in 1999 but there are still things that have not changed. The police are still in need of changing their perspective on a few matters that are vital for combating human trafficking for sexual purposes.},
  author       = {Power, Jenny},
  keyword      = {Human rights,mänskliga rättigheter},
  language     = {eng},
  note         = {Student Paper},
  title        = {Sweden as a country of destination for human sex trafficking},
  year         = {2013},
}