Together Against Trafficking in Human Beings



A Guide to the Trafficking of Women

This Guide on Trafficking of Women is the product of three years of work of women who have escaped trafficking. Through an innovative and empowering research exercise, victims of trafficking became agents of analysis and change. Instead of focusing on the tragic side of their experience, they shared among themselves how they managed to escape from trafficking and rebuild their lives. They discussed the existing support mechanisms; they scrutinized the core policy instruments and they eventually summarized their own experience and recommendations in this publication.

EASO: Age assessment practices in Europe

EASO, December 2013, 94 pages

The publication aims to encourage exchange of information and expertise to perform age assessments, providing an overview meant to serve as a resource for Member States. Determining the age of an individual in case of uncertainty, when necessary and legitimate, triggers significant implications for her/him in terms of entitlements to protection and assistance.

UKHTC: A Strategic Assessment on the Nature and Scale of Human Trafficking in 2012

Serious Organised Crime Agency (SOCA), August 2013, 31 pages

The UK Human Trafficking Centre has published its annual assessment on the nature and scale of human trafficking during 2012 in UK.

The assessment explores the number of potential victims, their country or origin, exploitation types, recruitment techniques and transport methods.


Trafficking in Persons for Begging – Romania Study

National Agency against Trafficking in Persons, August 2013, 86 pages

The study was conducted within the framework of the Prevention, Identification, Protection project, co-financed with the Swiss Confederation, under the objective:"To build up the intervention capacity of Romanian government actors (ANITP representatives, police officers, prosecutors, judges) involved in- prevention, - identification, repatriation and reintegration of victims of Trafficking in Human Beings".

The Way Forward in Establishing Effective Transnational Referral Mechanisms

“The Way Forward in Establishing Effective Transnational Referral Mechanisms. A Report Based on Experiences in Cases of Human Trafficking in South-Eastern Europe”.

International Centre for Migration Policy Development (ICMPD), 2012, 162 pages

Fundamental principles and rights at work: From commitment to action

International Labour Conference, 2012, 119 pages

This Global Report analyses the use of fundamental principles and rights (including elimination of forced labour) in trade agreements, the impact of ILO's standard-related work as well as promotional activities, the challenge of enforcement and gaps in the realization of fundamental rights at work.

Trafficking in persons in Spain: invisible victims

Defensor del Pueblo, October 2012, 334 pages

The Spanish Ombudsman Office (Defensor del Pueblo) released the report "Trafficking in persons in Spain: invisible victims".

This report contains the outcome of 140 investigations with several recommendations for the administrations.The report also contains a comparative analysis of the national legislation to see if it complies with the EU Directives. The EU Strategy towards the Eradication of Trafficking in Human Beings (2012-2016) has been also considered.

GRETA Report on the United Kingdom

On 12 September 2012 the Council of Europe’s Group of Experts against Trafficking in Human Beings (GRETA) published its evaluation report on the United Kingdom.

Trafficking in Persons Report (TIP) 2012

U.S State Department, 2012, 61 pages

Like previous editions, the 2012 Trafficking in Persons Report looks closely at how governments around the world are fulfilling their obligations to combat trafficking in human beings. The report makes government-specific recommendations, and calls upon the international community as a whole to advance a more robust victim-centered response to this crime.

Refworld "Special Feature" on Trafficking in Human Beings

The Trafficking in Human Beings Special Feature contains key information and guidance relevant for, amongst others, the adjudication of asylum claims of persons who are victims of trafficking or persons at risk of being trafficked. It contains, amongst others, selected legal documents, selected case law, UNHCR and other policy documents and internet links to relevant organizations and specific documents.


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