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• NGOs report that one woman in four has suffered physical, sexual, or emotional domestic violence.

• Source, transit, and destination country for women subjected to forced prostitution.

• Estonian women from rural areas are forced into prostitution in Tallinn.

• Estonian women from Estonia found in sex trafficking situations in Finland, the Netherlands, the United Kingdom, Germany, and Italy.

• Young Estonian women forced into marriage abroad after promises of employment were also vulnerable to trafficking in persons.

• Little protection in courts for trafficking victims.


Sources: U.S. Department of State 2010 Human Rights Report; U.S. Department of State Trafficking in Persons Report 2011