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• Destination and transit country for women subjected to forced prostitution.

• In 2009 Icelandic Red Cross report claimed at least 59 and possibly as many as 128 cases of human trafficking in Iceland over the three years prior.

• Female victims of human trafficking in Iceland came from Eastern Europe, Russia, Africa, South America, and Southeast Asia.

• Activists complain burden of proof in rape cases too heavy and discourages victims from reporting rapes and authorities from prosecuting them.


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