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• Source and possibly destination country for Seychellois children and foreign women and girls subjected to sex trafficking.

•  Young drug addicts are at particular risk of being forced into prostitution.

• Foreign tourists reportedly contribute to the demand for commercial sex acts in Seychelles.

• Foreign part-time residents in Seychelles reportedly have created a demand for the import of young women from Eastern Europe and Australia to serve as “party hostesses” in resort hotels and provide sexual services; possible that some of these women experience conditions indicative of forced prostitution.

• Rape and domestic violence a problem.


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