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06BAKU1762 2006-12-04 14:09:00 UNCLASSIFIED Embassy Baku
Cable title:  

"FONTLINE: SEX SLAVES" SCREENING: EVENT

Tags:   OPRC KPAO OIIP PRE PHUM SOCI SCUL KWMN KCRM 
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DEPARTMENT FOR G/TIP JENNIFER SCHROCK DONNELLY, PA/OBS KATE
LELAND AND KENNETH SALES

E.O. 12958: N/A
TAGS: OPRC KPAO OIIP PRE PHUM SOCI SCUL KWMN KCRM
AJ
SUBJECT: "FONTLINE: SEX SLAVES" SCREENING: EVENT
ASSESSMENTREPORT

REF: STATE 073395



1. On December 2, Poloff screened the documentary film
"Frontline: Sex Slaves" with a group of approximately 35
members of the American Alumni Association, an organization
comprised of Azerbaijani youth, mostly in their twenties and
thirties, who have studied in the U.S.



2. After viewing the film, the group engaged in a lively
discussion of trafficking in persons. Poloff explained the
different forms of trafficking, and the problems specific to
Azerbaijan. Participants asked questions about statistics,
and what the GOAJ is doing to combat TIP. The group's general
consensus was that there is insufficient public awareness of
TIP, with most of the population regarding trafficking as
"just a prostitution problem." Many showed interest in
exploring creative ways to increase public awareness of TIP,
such as translating a film like "Frontline: Sex Slaves" into
the Azerbaijani language for public broadcast. Poloff also
screened UNODC PSAs on sex and labor trafficking, and
distributed informational materials from G/TIP.



3. We believe this was a very useful public affairs event. We
will continue to search for groups with whom screening this
documentary would be appropriate, and will report further
activities septel.
DERSE