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 (OJ L 101, 1 15.4.2011)
The Directive provides binding legislation to prevent trafficking, to prosecute criminals effectively and better to protect the victims, in line with the highest European standards.
"The involvement of Organized Criminal Grounds in the Trafficking of Women for Sexual Exploitation: the case study of Palermo"
INTERNATIONAL COOPERATION SOUTH SOUTH (NGO)
- Total cost of the action: EUR 293,618.70
- EU contribution: EUR 264,256.83 (90%)
24 months from 01 September 2013
VS/2012/0405 – (DG EMPL.A2)
FILCAMS CGIL – Federazione Italiana Lavoratori Commercio Alberghi Mense e Servizi (Trade Union)
- Total cost of the action: EUR 163,363.38
- EU contribution: EUR 124,735.69 (79.9%)
24 months from 18 December 2012
Country: England and Wales
Court: High Court (Administrative Court)
Sentenced date: 22/05/2015
Purpose of exploitation: Sexual exploitation
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:
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.
THE NATIONAL POLICE OF THE NETHERLANDS
From 1/09/14 to 31/08/16
CENTER FOR PARTNERSHIP AND EQUALITY
From 1/09/14 to 31/08/16
ADPARE (RO), Cultura Lavoro SRL (IT), EXPERT FOR EUROPE SRL (IT), SURT Fundacio de Dones Fundacio Privada (ES)
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.
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.