“Liberazione e Speranza-Onlus”
A concrete commitment in Novara on behalf of sexual trafficking victims.
Human sex slavery is one of the cruelest crimes of our time and also one of the most lucrative illegal activities, a billions annual industry second only to drug trafficking.
According to statistics, about a million people are sold and bought by organized crime each year.
Approximately 80% of trafficking involves females, women and girls are used as sex slaves in the prostitution market.
In Italy 30 thousands trafficking victims are estimated.
Since 2000 “Liberazione e Speranza” supports women exploited for the purpose of forced sex work.
We grant women social protection programs and give the victims the chance to get throught slavery undertaking programs that provide direct aid to womem, re-introducing them in the social and working world by language lessons, resource training , stages and work bursaries.
“Liberazione e Speranza” offers services as street’s units, counseling office, juridic, economic and sanitary assistance, aiming to drive the victims throught the path of report and release from the web of slavery.
Our projects are approved by the Government since 2000 and are now developing in all Novara’s suburbs affected by street prostitution: Oleggio,Divignano, Varallo Pombia-Castelletto Ticino, Vercelli and Verbania.
A team of 10 operators coordinates our activities, wich are supported by an important web of volounteers.