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Handel ludźmi w II Rzeczypospolitej Polskiej
Human trafficking in the Second Polish Republic

Author(s): Dawid Dulak
Subject(s): Political history, Social history
Published by: KSIĘGARNIA AKADEMICKA Sp. z o.o.
Keywords: Human trafficking; Second Polish Republic; State and NGOs vs. trafficking; Mechanism of recruitment; Victim profile

Summary/Abstract: Human trafficking beings is considered as one of the most serious and most profitable crime in the world. After the political transformation in the 1990s, Poland is classified as a transit, destination and origin state of victims, but despite the constant presence of danger and its dynamic evolution, knowledge and awareness of history of human trafficking, particularly in Second Polish Republic, remains low. The article outlines the beginnings of human trafficking in the interwar Poland, efforts of state and NGOs in fighting against trafficking, profile of violators and victims, and the mechanisms of recruitment and processes of control assumption over the sufferer.

  • Issue Year: 2016
  • Issue No: 2 (07)
  • Page Range: 59-76
  • Page Count: 18
  • Language: Polish