777 cases of human trafficking recorded in Ukraine this year13.10.2016 15:00 360
The international organizations have recorded 777 cases of human trafficking for nine months of this year.
Ukrainian MP Iryna Lutsenko said this at a press conference at Ukrinform news agency.
"The international organizations have recorded 777 cases of human trafficking for nine months of 2016," she said.
The parliamentarian disclosed the following data for the previous years: 945 cases of human trafficking were recorded in 2012, 929 cases – in 2013, 903 cases – in 2014, 740 cases were recorded in 2015.
Lutsenko stressed that the Ukrainian national legislation in the field of preventing and combating trafficking in human beings is one of the best in Europe, but just passing laws is not enough to solve the problem.