Add to Lightbox Download
ALBANIA. Tirana. 14 October 2003.   .A 20 year old Albanian girl at a shelter for trafficked women near Tirana. In 1999, at the age of sixteen she married a man from Kosovo who forced her into prostitution during the first year of their marriage. He then sold her to a pimp in Kosovo. She managed to escape back to Albania and testify against her husband, who is now in prison. In 2002 she was kidnapped by some former clients and taken to Macedonia where again she was forced to be a prostitute. Finally she was taken to Athens in Greece and left there without any papers. After returning to Albania, she again fell victim to traffickers, who attempted to take her to Kosovo, she managed to escape at a police checkpoint on the way there..©Andrew Testa for the New York Times.
ALBANIA. Tirana. 14 October 2003. .A 20 year old Albanian girl at a shelter for trafficked women near Tirana. In 1999, at the age of sixteen she married a man from Kosovo who forced her into prostitution during the first year of their marriage. He then sold her to a pimp in Kosovo. She managed to escape back to Albania and testify against her husband, who is now in prison. In 2002 she was kidnapped by some former clients and taken to Macedonia where again she was forced to be a prostitute....
more »

Filename: Trafficking_016.JPG
Copyright