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Human trafficking prevention and victims assistance counselling

Our goal is to inform people about opportunities, conditions, rules and risks of work, study and marriage abroad and assist labor-, sexual exploitation and human trafficking victims.
  • You are forced to do work you not agree with your salary is not paid?
  • You are flattered into prostitution?
  • Proposed to enter into a sham marriage, agreements with you are violated?
  • you are threatened? You are confused and don´t know what to do...

Please, make this call to human trafficking prevention and victim assistance counseling line +372 660 7320 or send e-mail: [email protected]

Where can I turn?

If you have become a victim of sexual (prostitution) or professional exploitation (long working hours, unpaid salary, threats, etc.), entered into a fictitious marriage or have been forced to commit a crime, then:

  • call the human trafficking prevention and victims assistance counseling line +372 660 7320 on weekdays from 8.30 am to 5 pm
  • write to the address [email protected]
  • follow us and write to us on Facebook
  • call the Social Insurance Board's victim assistance crisis phone number 116 006, which works 24/7

Please remember:

  • human trafficking is crime and it´s organized

  • human trafficking is a process, doesn't happen in a moment

  • there is no excuses for human trafficking

  • victim can´t be guilty being trafficked

  • exploiter can look really nice (oral manipulation, intimidation, threats etc) it doesn't reduce the seriousness of the situation

You can use the following check list of indicators of deceptions, abuse, exploitation, coercion, to notice any violation what is going on towards you or your familiar person:

Indicators of deceptive recruitment

  • Deceived about the nature of the job, location or employer
  • Deceived about conditions of work
  • Deceived about content or legality of work contract
  • Deceived about travel and recruitment conditions
  • Deceived about wages/earnings

Indicators of exploitation

  • Excessive working days or hours
  • Low or no salary
  • No respect of labour laws or contract signed
  • No social protection (contract, social insurance, etc.)
  • Wage manipulation

Indicators of recruitment by abuse of vulnerability

  • Abuse of illegal status
  • Abuse of lack of information

Indicators of coercion at destination

  • Debt bondage
  • Threat of denunciation to authorities
  • Threat to impose even worse working conditions
  • Under strong influence
  • Withholding of wages

Indicators of abuse of vulnerability at destination

  • Dependency on exploiters
  • Relationship with authorities/legal status


Sirje Blumberg

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Last updated: 18.05.2023

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