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• Destination, source, and transit country for women, men, and children subjected to sex trafficking and forced labor.

• Women and girls from Suriname, Guyana, Brazil, and the Dominican Republic are subjected to sex trafficking in the country.

• Some Brazilian women could be subjected to prostitution in Suriname’s interior around mining camps.

• NGOs report that some prostitution of children occurs in the capital of Paramaribo.


Source: U.S. Department of State Trafficking in Persons Report 2011