Human trafficking in the Netherlands
According to the US Department of State, Human trafficking in the Netherlands is a problem which affects particularly women and girls, who are forced to work in the sex industry. In the year of 2009 there were 909 registered victims of human trafficking.
According to the US Department of State, the Netherlands is primarily a source and destination country for men, women, and children subjected to trafficking in persons, specifically forced prostitution and forced labor, though, to a lesser extent, it is a transit country for such trafficking. Accordint to the US Department of State, the top five countries of origin for victims are the Netherlands, China, Nigeria, Hungary, and Sierra Leone.