Together Against Trafficking in Human Beings

Sexual exploitation

Sexual exploitation

Directive 2011/36/EU

Directive 2011/36/EU of the European Parliament and of the Council of 5 April 2011 on preventing and combating trafficking in human beings and protecting its victims, and replacing Council Framework Decision 2002/629/JHA

ROOT (Research On Organized Trafficking)

"The involvement of Organized Criminal Grounds in the Trafficking of Women for Sexual Exploitation: the case study of Palermo"

 

Reference

HOME/2012/ISEC/AG/THB/4000003928

 

Promoter

INTERNATIONAL COOPERATION SOUTH SOUTH (NGO)

 

Budget

  • Total cost of the action: EUR 293,618.70
  • EU contribution: EUR 264,256.83 (90%)

 

Timeframe

24 months from 01 September 2013

 

Partners

SAFE HOST – "Supporting European Social Partners to combat sexual exploitation of children in travel and tourism"

Reference

VS/2012/0405 – (DG EMPL.A2)

 

Promoter

FILCAMS CGIL – Federazione Italiana Lavoratori Commercio Alberghi Mense e Servizi (Trade Union)

 

Budget

  • Total cost of the action: EUR 163,363.38
  • EU contribution: EUR 124,735.69 (79.9%)

 

Timeframe

24 months from 18 December 2012

 

Partners

G & H v Upper Tribunal & SSHD

Country: England and Wales

Court: High Court (Administrative Court)

Sentenced date: 22/05/2015

Purpose of exploitation: Sexual exploitation

 

L.E. v. Greece

Country: Greece

Court: European Court of Human Rights

Sentenced date: 21.01.2016

Purpose of exploitation: forced labour, sexual exploitation

Criminal complaint by a victim of human trafficking was not dealt with by the Greek authorities in a way compatible with the Convention.

In the case of L.E. v. Greece (application no. 71545/12) the European Court of Human Rights held, unanimously, that there had been:

PUBLISHED CALL: Daphne call - Action grants to support transnational projects to combat sexual harrassment and sexual violence against women and girls

JUST/2015/RDAP/AG/SEXV


Deadline: 13.10.2015

The priority of this call is to prevent and combat sexual harassment and/or sexual violence against women and girls, in particular in one or more of the following contexts: the workplace, in schools and universities and through new technologies and social media.

Fight against Chinese THB in the EU

Reference

HOME/2013/ISEC/AG/THB/4000005884

Promoter

THE NATIONAL POLICE OF THE NETHERLANDS

Budget

236.558,77 EUR

Timeframe

From 1/09/14 to 31/08/16

Partners

GIRL - Gender Interventions for the Rights and Liberties of Women and Girls Victims of Trafficking for Sexual Exploitation

Reference

HOME/2013/ISEC/AG/THB/4000005930

Promoter

CENTER FOR PARTNERSHIP AND EQUALITY

Budget

370.080,49 EUR

Timeframe

From 1/09/14 to 31/08/16

Partners

ADPARE (RO), Cultura Lavoro SRL (IT), EXPERT FOR EUROPE SRL (IT), SURT Fundacio de Dones Fundacio Privada (ES)

The Party of European Socialists (PES) Women welcomes the new EU strategy

The EU Strategy towards the Eradication of Trafficking of Human Beings received a warm welcome from the Party of European Socialists (PES).

PES Women notes the significant measures taken by the Commission including the attention for the gender and children perspective. However, PES Women President Zita Gurmai points out that the attention on the gender dimension should be strengthened.

Abuse of a victim of prostitution: Evaluation of the effectiveness of the sex purchase ban

Ministry of Justice in Finland 39/2013, 121 pages

The purchasing of sex from a victim of human trafficking or procuring has been prohibited in Finland since 2006. Also the purchasing and the offering for sale and selling of sex in a public place prohibited. The report explores the effectiveness of these laws. Investigating and proving ‘abuse of a victim of prostitution’ has turned out to be challenging. The report concludes with future recommendations.

 

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