21 January, 2012
With this video, Doctors of the World wants to stress the demand for trafficking in persons for sexual exploitation and proposes actions to raise awareness of the plight of victims of trafficking and the study of sanctions on those who pay for sexual services to victims of trafficking.

Human trafficking is slavery XXI century as the UN has called and is a serious violation of human rights. Every year, almost 3 million, the 80% women and girls, are victims of the third most lucrative illegal business in the world, after arms and drug trafficking.

To try to transfer the responsibility of the customer citizenship, MDM has collaborated with actress and director Mabel Lozano in the development of short fiction with the title "Listen".

It is necessary for people who pay for maintaining relationships know the sexual slavery that exists in this country ", says Álvaro González, President of Physicians of the World "and this short try to pass the viewer, through three sequences customer, the situation suffered a trafficked”.

The star of the short, originating in Belarus, itself is interpreted. It so happens that Inna, fictitious name, was enslaved in Madrid for five months and 800 men paid for their "services" without their consent. The normality with which it deals with this in our country has been one of the motivations that led to the director and actress to make this project. "Through three different-account customers Mabel Lozano-we wanted that many Spanish can recognize and realize that it is not an alien nor completely underground phenomenon".

The first official data on trafficking in persons for sexual exploitation, identifying point 7.000 women victims. They would be just the tip of the iceberg in a country that has added late to the fight against trafficking where it will be ten years since the United Nations adopted the Protocol to Prevent, Suppress and Punish Trafficking in Persons, especially, women and children, also known as the Palermo Protocol.


One Response to Listen

  1. Gonzalo Carretero Cassinello on 3 May, 2012 at 23:20

    What you think of this video. Segúnla Universal Declaration of Human Rights, in Article 4, tells us that. No one shall be held in slavery or servitude; slavery and the slave trade shall be prohibited in all their forms.

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