Statistics on Human Trafficking in West & South Asia (2018)
Trafficking in humans have become commonplace across the world today. Especially in countries like those in West & South Asia, and of course globally as well.
The United Nations Office on Drugs & Crime, Italy has released reports* on all continents across the world, stating statistical numbers about the situation of all types of trafficking (Immoral & Human) in males, females and children in that particular region between the year 2014-17. As per the West & South Asia report**, India was found to have maximum number (6,877) of registered cases of trafficking in the entire West & South Asian region, between 2014-15; including both immoral & human trafficking, Maldives on the other hand, had minimum number (08) of registered cases of trafficking, between 2016-17. Other countries that were part of this report** were Bangladesh, Afghanistan, Nepal, Bhutan, Srilanka and Pakistan.
Please find below, the link to UNODC's full Report** on Human Trafficking in West & South Asia-2018. www.unodc.org/documents/data-and-analysis/glotip/2018/GLOTIP_2018_WEST_AND_SOUTH_ASIA.pdf
Ref: * Source: UNODC, Italy (2018) Trafficking in Persons, Country Profiles. Available online at: www.unodc.org/unodc/data-and-analysis/glotip.html .Last accessed: January 11, 2019.
**Source: UNODC, Italy (2018) Report on Trafficking in West & South Asia - 2018. Available online at: www.unodc.org/documents/data-and-analysis/glotip/2018/GLOTIP_2018_WEST_AND_SOUTH_ASIA.pdf .Last accessed: January 11, 2019.