In accordance with the objectives established by the 2018-2022 National Strategy against Trafficking in Persons (SNITP), as well as based on the attributions stipulated in the GD 460/2011, in 2020 ANITP carried out various activities for evaluating and monitoring the phenomenon of trafficking in persons.

This analysis is using data centralized at national level for the year 2020.

The particularity of this analysis was determined by the unprecedented situation of 2020, which globally has been under the sign of the first pandemic in the last hundred years. This has led to certain imbalances or gaps, generated by prolonged lockdown, border closures and therefore to a number of direct effects like reduced travel, economic and social pressures resulting from a drastic decline in the activity of entire economic sectors and thus increased unemployment. These factors had a direct influence on human trafficking, which we will later refer to in this analysis.

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