European Commission, 2017, 11 pages
Perspectives and experiences of children involved in judicial proceedings as victims, witnesses or parties in nine EU Member States.
FRA, February 2017, 128 pages
The final evaluation marks the completion of a five-year-long exercise which allowed to identify the main challenges stemming from investigation and prosecution of THB cases from a judicial cooperation perspective while proposing solutions to overcome them.
Commission adopted the first Report on progress in the fight against trafficking in human beings.
The European Commission reported on progress in the fight against trafficking in human beings. The report presents trends and challenges in addressing trafficking in human beings, examines progress made and highlights key challenges that the EU and its Member States need to address as a priority. Despite progress made, EU Member States need to step up efforts to fight effectively against trafficking in human beings.
Strasbourg, 06. 05. 2013 – The Polish authorities have taken a number of important steps to prevent and combat trafficking in human beings, but several important challenges remain, according to a report published today by the Council of Europe’s expert group on human trafficking, GRETA.
Strasbourg, 07.05.2013 – The Council of Europe expert group on action against human trafficking (GRETA) calls on the Norwegian authorities to set up a national system for identifying and assisting victims of trafficking.
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.
ILO, 20 May 2014, 66 pages
Forced labour in the private economy generates $ 150 billion in illegal profits per year, about three times more than previously estimated, according to a new report from the International Labour Organization (ILO).
The ILO report, Profits and Poverty: The Economics of Forced Labour, said two thirds of the estimated total of $150 billion, or $99 billion, came from commercial sexual exploitation, while another $51 billion resulted from forced economic exploitation, including domestic work, agriculture and other economic activities.
Friends of Europe, Security & defence agenda, Spring 2014, 44 pages
With the end of the Stockholm programme, the Security & Defence Agenda and Friends of Europe in co-operation with the European Commission Directorate General for Home Affairs, brought together key stakeholders to discuss the next practical steps to be undertaken by the EU in this field. This report presents an overview of their discussions and key recommendations.
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.