The experience of women victims of trafficking in Central America and the Dominican Republic and the action of institutions
Gender and migration
Migrant protection and assistance
Socioeconomic conditions, sexual abuse, the search for family reunification and domestic violence have prompted thousands of Central American and Dominican women to migrate to improve their quality of life. However, since it is increasingly common for them to migrate independently and because of their gender status, they are exposed to multiple dangers, such as human trafficking. Because little is known about the practices, dynamics and operational characteristics of this crime in this region, this publication represents an effort to address these knowledge gaps.
This document is available in Spanish.