• Source, transit, and destination country for women, children, and men subjected to sex trafficking.
• Approximately 85 % of identified victims of sex trafficking originated in Europe, including 25 % from within Germany, 20 % from Romania, and 19 % from Bulgaria.
• Non-European victims originated in Nigeria, other parts of Africa, Asia, and the Western Hemisphere.
• Majority of identified victims exploited in bars, brothels, and apartments.
• Approximately 45% of identified sex trafficking victims reported initially agreeing to engage in prostitution.
• 23% of women in Germany report intimate partner physical violence in their lifetime.
• 7% of women report sexual intimate partner violence in their lifetime.
• 37% of women report intimate partner and/or non -partner physical violence in their lifetime.
• 13% of women report intimate partner and/or non-partner sexual violence in their lifetime.
• Forced marriages and honour killings reported.
• KOK – German nationwide activist coordination group combating trafficking in women.
• Berlin-based Hydra works for greater understanding of prostitutes in the community and for the legal and social equality of prostitutes.
• 360 women’s shelters in the country with approximately 7,000 rooms for women and children
Sources: UN Women Violence against Women Prevalence Data: Surveys by Country 2011; U.S. Department of State 2010 Human Rights Report; U.S. Department of State Trafficking in Persons Report 2011