Country: England and Wales
Court: High Court (Administrative Court)
Sentenced date: 22/05/2015
Purpose of exploitation: Sexual exploitation
Federal Migration Centre, January 2016, 169 pages
The aim of this annual report is to provide an independent assessment of developments in and results of the fight against the trafficking and smuggling of human beings. It focuses on minor and young adult victims in two particularly vulnerable situations: on the one hand the victims of early and forced marriages, on the other the victims of loverboys.
The Danish Centre against Human Trafficking has prepared the guidelines which serve as a quick guide for companies and employers risking to become associated with forced labour and severe labour exploitation.
The guidelines have been prepared in consultation with a number of different stakeholders and is intended as an awareness, business risk management and practical prevention tool.
Court: High Court
Sentenced date: 15/04/2015
Purpose of exploitation: Exploitation of labour
The High Court ruled that Gardaí failed to identify a victim of human trafficking, resulting in the imprisonment of a trafficked woman in Mountjoy for two and a half years.
A call for proposals on actions addressing trafficking in human beings has been published on 16 December 2015.
The call is funded by the Asylum, Migration and Integration Fund (AMIF).
Deadline for submission of applications: 25/2/2016 12:00 (CET) (deadline extended on 12/2/2016; previous deadline was 16/02/2016).
Project applications submitted under the present Call for Proposals must address at least one of the following priorities:
European Commission, December 2015, 40 pages
The document describes how gender equality actions will be focused on five priority areas, namely:
Eurojust THB Project Team, December 2015, 58 pages
This report provides a source of information for practitioners involved in the investigation and prosecution of THB for the purpose of labour exploitation.
- Ref: EUUN15-147EN
- EU source: European Union
- UN forum: Third Committee (Social, Humanitarian and Cultural Affairs)
- Date: 14/10/2015
Statement delivered by Deputy Head of the Delegation of the European Union to the United Nations, at the 70th UN General Assembly Third Committee Item 68: Promotion and Protection of the Rights of Children.
Speech - 20 October 2015
Speech by Commissioner Avramopoulos for the Ninth EU Anti-Trafficking Day conference "Time for Concrete Action: Implementing the Legal and Policy Framework on Trafficking in Human Beings".
European Commission, 2015
Aim of this study was to identify case law relating to THB for the purpose of labour exploitation in Member State and analyse Member State practice with respect to prosecution of this crime.
The case-law analysis also provides an indication of how national legislation transposing Directive 2011/36/EU is applied, without prejudice to the Commission's work on monitoring the transposition of the Directive.