The unseen risks for Ukrainian refugees

As with other situations where disaster strikes, the war in Ukraine puts many people at risk. Not only from Russian military attacks but also at risk of exploitation by human traffickers keen to take advantage of the situation. They are quick to reach places where they can find women and girls, often for sexual exploitation.

NGOs are raising the alarm that this is happening at the border across Poland, Romania and other countries that surround Ukraine, as news reaches them of traffickers operating and people disappearing.

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