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Nedeljnik: When a girl is promised, it is set in stone, there is no refusal: How is it possible that Serbia has not banned child marriages yet?

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Without any discussion or explanation, the mother sent her underage daughter with a bag of clothes, stating that the young man was her husband. “When a girl is promised, it is set in stone, there is no refusal”, she was told. The girl was too afraid to say anything, she just cried. In the house where she was married, or sold, she lived with this man and his family. On the same day when she came, she was forced to have her first sexual intercourse with her “husband”, after which she was beaten and threatened, which occurred on a daily basis.

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NGO Atina for Radio Free Europe: What comes after trafficking?

A whole class of high school students, which means some thirty persons per year, end up in the human trafficking chain and exploited according to the Citizens' Association Atina, a licensed organization providing accommodation and comprehensive assistance to the victims of this form of crime in Serbia. Particularly vulnerable groups are young girls 15-20 years old, this Association warns.

What comes after trafficking?

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A representative of the Citizens’ Association Atina at Law School in Kosovska Mitrovica

Lecture on “Suppression of human trafficking and human trafficking victim protection (process and non-process aspect)

At University in Pristina, Law School in Kosovska Mitrovica, Jelena Hrnjak from Citizens’ Association Atina, a member of Republic team for combating human trafficking in Republic of Serbia, gave a lecture to the Law School students on “Suppression of human trafficking and human trafficking victim protection (process and non-process aspect).

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