There are almost 200 websites for prostitution services in the Czech Republic, up from 45 in 1997, which enable sex tourists to book their travel and appointments to buy sex acts before they leave home.Between 20, Prague had the world's first online brothel, Big Sister, where customers could get free sexual intercourse, with the acts being broadcast on the internet.

The Government of the Czech Republic fully complies with the minimum standards for the elimination of trafficking.

In 2004, the Czech Government strengthened its anti-trafficking legislation and turned its pilot victim assistance program into a nationwide government-funded program.

It is widespread in Prague and areas near the Republic's western borders with Germany and Austria.

In 2002, the Czech Statistical Bureau estimated the trade to be worth six billion crowns ($217 million) a year.

Amendments to the Czech Penal Code went into effect in November 2004, making all forms of trafficking illegal, including labor exploitation and internal trafficking.

Maximum trafficking penalties were increased from 12 to 15 years, with a minimum penalty of two years.

A government-fund-ed NGO conducted awareness campaigns among potential trafficking victims at schools and asylum centers.

The Ministry of Foreign Affairs continued to provide trafficking information to applicants for Czech visas from identified trafficking source countries.

Ethnic Roma women are at the highest risk for internal trafficking, and almost always are trafficked by a relative or someone known to them previously.