Human Trafficking Convictions in Argentina

in Transnational Crime

According to data released by criminal justice programs in Argentina, between 2009 and 2012, authorities in Argentina convicted 122 people for human trafficking crimes.

70 percent of the human trafficking incidents in the country were linked to drug trafficking activities.

50 percent of the victims were from Argentina, with 33 percent originating from Paraguay.

Roughly 25 percent of the victims were under the age of 18.

Source:  Miriam Wells, “Report Shows Dynamics Of Human Trafficking In Argentina,” Insight Crime, June 24, 2013.

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