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Combating Human Trafficking

The METAMORPHOSIS collection by Liselott Marie Linsenhoff


The METAMORPHOSIS collection seeks to emphasize the strength necessary to escape the trauma of human trafficking and the battle for ownership of one’s own body.


METAMORPHOSIS, in this case, is more than just a collection of garments; it is a tale bound with strands of courage and will. Each piece offers a story of hardship and triumph, reflecting the voices of those who have dared to take back control of their bodies and futures.

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The collection serves as a call to action since it is a collaboration with UNICEF Deutschland to counter human trafficking at the Ukrainian border. We strive to encourage individuals to pay closer attention to their surroundings, take action, and stand in solidarity with those who have been victimized. It is a tribute to the resilience of the human spirit and a celebration of the transformative power of feminism.


METAMORPHOSIS is a statement of resistance, a proclamation of independence, and a beacon of hope in a world desperate for change. Through our artwork, we hope to inspire, uplift, and kindle the flames of empathy and activism in the hearts of everyone who discovers them.

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For many years, human trafficking was one of the greatest global issues that thrived in the shadows of our society. Yet, the unrighteous Russian invasion of sovereign Ukraine brought this crime to the spotlight.


As of February 2024, nearly 6.5 million refugees from Ukraine have been recorded globally while we count an additional 3.7 million internally displaced people.


As a result, over 10 million individuals, especially women and children, are particularly vulnerable and potential victims of human and sex trafficking.


Within months of the invasion of Ukraine by the Russian Federation, global searches for Ukrainian women‘s escort services had increased by 300%.

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A significant number of children are arriving in the EU and other countries without either of their parents or an adult who has been formally assigned legal responsibility for them.


Their circumstances are often more complex than those of the unaccompanied children who have sought asylum. For example, many more of them are girls than is usual in the groups of children fleeing from other conflict situations.


The age range is also broader including many unaccompanied and separated children, who are much younger than the teenagers who are typically seeking asylum.



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Women and children including unaccompanied minors are most at risk for sexual and labour exploitation as well as forced criminality and begging, or other criminal activities.


As part of its response to the Ukrainian refugee crisis, UNICEF has sourced top-level international expertise to support first responders, in particular law enforcement and child protection authorities and NGOs in different transit and receiving countries on their work to protect vulnerable children and those at high risk of trafficking.  

Today, as we are in Germany, we are close to this issue as some trafficked victims are brought to our cities and towns.


We must continue to contribute to change while there is much more that we can do to ensure that humanitarian responses adequately protect women’s rights and include anti-trafficking measures.


We are dreaming of a future where no women or child has to fear about being trafficked, let’s try together to come closer to this goal everyday!

Support us in our important concerns!


Yours sincerely