Documentary film named “It Cannot Happen to Me” tells a story of human trafficking for sexual exploitation. It was filmed in 2003 – when the majority of victims from Slovakia were forced into prostitution. Even though other forms of human trafficking are on the rise nowadays, sexual exploitation still remains a current problem.
Through real stories given by four women, the film shows means by which the women became victims of human trafficking, how they were exploited and how they successfully escaped in the end. In addition to the stories, the film provides some additional information given by experts in the field of counter-trafficking.
The film has been used for a decade in educating professionals and in prevention activities, especially at schools.
The documentary was produced by IOM in cooperation with the Slovak Television and the director Natalia Vídenská. It was created with the financial help of the Austrian government.