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• Source, transit, and to a lesser extent, a destination country for men, women, and children subjected to forced labor and sex trafficking.

• Girls subjected to domestic servitude and commercial sexual exploitation.

•  Smaller numbers of girls from Mali, Sierra Leone, Nigeria, Ghana, Liberia, Senegal, Burkina Faso, and Guinea-Bissau migrate to Guinea, where they are subjected to domestic servitude and likely commercial sexual exploitation.

• Guinean women and girls are subjected to domestic servitude and forced and child prostitution in Nigeria, Cote d’Ivoire, Benin, Senegal, Greece, and Spain.

• Chinese women are brought to Guinea for commercial sexual exploitation by Chinese traffickers.

• Women from Vietnam are reportedly forced into prostitution in hotels and restaurants in Guinea.

• Networks also traffic women from Nigeria, India, and Greece through Guinea to the Maghreb and onward to Europe – notably Italy, Ukraine, Switzerland, and France – for forced prostitution and domestic servitude.

• According to a 2003 study, victims of sexual assault constituted more than 20 percent of women treated in a local hospital.


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