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The Global Slavery Index 2018 estimates that on any given day in 2016, an estimated 3.6 million men, women and children were living in modern slavery in Europe and Central Asia. People are subjected to exploitation in forced labour, debt bondage and forced sexual exploitation. Government response in Europe is particularly strong with a number of regional bodies holding them account and monitoring responses, and while countries in Central Asia have taken steps to tack modern slavery, more needs to be done.   Silvia left her home in Moldova when a friend offered her a job abroad that would provide a good salary. However, upon arrival Silvia was forced in to prostitution, working 20 hours a day and subjected to physical abuse daily.