(ANSA) - ROME, JUL 27 - The victims of trafficking taken in charge by the Italian national anti-trafficking system in 2020 were 2,040, of which 716 new cases emerged and taken care of during the year. These are mainly women and girls (81.8%), 1 in 20 is a minor (105). More than 1 in 3 trafficking victims (34%) in the world are minors, mainly of the female gender.
Among the countries of origin of the victims, Nigeria prevails (72.3%), followed by Ivory Coast, Pakistan, Gambia and Morocco.
The most reported form of exploitation is sexual exploitation (78.4%), followed by work (13.8%), 1% was involved in illegal economies and 0.6% in begging. This is what emerged from the report "Little Invisible Slaves" by Save The Children.