The greatest number of prostitutes (169) was registered in the Dnipropetrovsk region. The total number of violations under the Article 181-1 “Prostitution” of the Code of Ukraine on Administrative offenses is 278 cases over a year.
The next region with a big number of offenses of this Article is Odesa region, where 160 prostitutes and 223 cases of prostitution were registered.
However, only one case of prostitution was registered in the Volyn region.
Recall that last year 955 prostitutes were found in Ukraine. In regards to trafficking, Ukrainian citizens make up 80% of traffickers with 60% being women. Sexual trafficking victims tend to be women and girls between the ages of seventeen and twenty-six.