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Counter-trafficking directory for Embassies and Consulates staff
Publisher: IOM, 2016
Languages available: English, Ukrainian
Thematic: Coordination and Cooperation (NRMs - TRMs)
Type: Handbook/Manual
ABSTRACT:
The CT directory gathers key facts and figures about human trafficking in more than 50 countries. It also contains useful contacts to refer the victim or potential victim according to his/her profile: s/he can be in need of immediate protection, need further counselling, wish to stay in the country of destination, or ask to return back to his/her home country. According to the option s/he chooses, s/he might be entitled to different assistance schemes.
VEGA Handbook: Children at airport - Children at risk on the move , Guidelines for Border Guards
Publisher: Frontex, 2016
Languages available: English
Thematic: Unaccompanied Migrant Children & Trafficking
Type: Training manual
ABSTRACT:
The handbook is the result of years of cooperation between Frontex, border guards, non-governmental agencies and international organisations such as United Nations High Commissioner for Refugees (UNHCR) and International Organization for Migration (IOM) to create a set of guidelines for border guards to help assist children at risk. How can border guards and other people working at airports spot children who may be victims of trafficking? How does one talk to them? These are just a few questions answered in VEGA Handbook.
Providing Effective Remedies for Victims of Trafficking in Persons
Publisher: ICAT, 2016
Languages available: English, French, Arabic
Thematic: Policy & Legislation
Type: Publication
ABSTRACT:
This ICAT issue paper argues that access to remedies for trafficking victims should be a core component of efforts to address human trafficking, and provides illustrative examples of effective remedies and limitations that currently exist in different jurisdictions. Effective access to remedies is important not only for victims' recovery but also for reaffirming their rights and preventing re-victimisation. The paper also looks at the right to effective remedies for victims of human trafficking under international law, the scope of applying effective remedies, the challenges to providing remedies to victims at the national level, and offers practical recommendations to improve access to remedies (including specific recommendations for law and policy-makers, as well as non-State actors) and to facilitate related international cooperation.
Pas à vendre (Not for sale)
Publisher: IOM Tunisia, 2016
Languages available: Arabic, French
Thematic: Prevention, Protection and Assistance
Type: Video
ABSTRACT:
An awareness-raising campaign against human trafficking entitled "Not for Sale" was launched in 2016 by IOM Tunisia in cooperation with the Tunisian Ministry of Justice. The campaign aims to raise awareness of the general public, especially young people, about the existence and extent of human trafficking in the country.
Salma
Publisher: IOM Lybia, 2016
Languages available: Arabic, English and French subtitles
Thematic: Prevention, Protection and Assistance
Type: Video
ABSTRACT:
A house maid went to Libya to work and earn a living. Before arriving to Libya, she was full of hope aiming to provide a better life for her beloved ones in her home country. However, the reality turned out to be different as she lost her freedom and dignity owing to degrading working conditions.
Trace Human Trafficking - A handbook for policy makers, law enforcement agencies and civil society organizations
Publisher: TRACE project consortium, 2016
Languages available: English
Thematic: Law enforcement
Type: Publication
ABSTRACT:
This handbook aims to support stakeholders by assessing and consolidating information about traffickers and trafficked persons, the wider criminal enterprise and its modus operandi, and the role of technology, as well as current and future trends. Understanding the crime within the broader context of the human trafficking enterprise can assist these three target groups in their efforts to effectively disrupt the human trafficking activities now and in the future.
The National Strategy on the Fight Against Trafficking of Human Beings and the Trafficking of Children
Publisher: IOM Albania, 2016
Languages available: Albanian, English
Thematic: Policy & Legislation
Type: Publication
ABSTRACT:
National Anti-trafficking Strategy of the Republic of Albania, including the National Action Plan for the period 2014-2017.
National Action Plan for the Socio-Economic Re-Integration of Women and Girls Victims of Trafficking in the Republic of Albania
Publisher: IOM Albania, 2016
Languages available: Albanian, English
Thematic: Coordination & Cooperation (NRMs - TRMs)
Type: Publication
ABSTRACT:
The Strategy provides that action should be taken to draft an action plan on the re-integration of VoT and PVoT and highlights that some of its goals in relation to reintegration assistance to trafficked persons are largely dependent on a range of sector and cross-sector policies, including in the fields of education, employment, social inclusion and social protection, development and integration, gender, domestic violence, child protection and anti-discrimination.
La traite des femmes et des enfants au Maroc
Publisher: ONU Femmes, 2015
Languages available: French, Arabic
Thematic: Policy & Legislation
Type: Publication
ABSTRACT:
This study has for objective the collection of up-to-date information on all the forms of trafficking in women and in children in Morocco and on the institutional schemes and civil society initiatives aiming at enhancing the prevention of trafficking in human being, the protection of the victims, and the fight against this phenomenon.
Guardianship for children deprived of parental care - A handbook to reinforce guardianship systems to cater for the specific needs of child victims of trafficking
Publisher: EU Fundamental Rights Agency, 2015
Languages available: English
Thematic: Unaccompanied Migrant Children & Trafficking
Type: Guidelines
ABSTRACT:
The research looks at how existing systems respond to the particular needs and vulnerabilities of presumed or identified child victims, or children at risk of trafficking and exploitation, such as unaccompanied children. This comparative report helps to understand better the strengths and weaknesses of national guardianship systems and may also assist decision makers to take measures to promote the effective protection of all children.
Prosecuting THB for the Purpose of Labour Exploitation
Publisher: EuroJust, 2015
Languages available: English
Thematic: Law enforcement
Type: Publication
ABSTRACT:
In January 2012, Eurojust’s Trafficking and Related Crimes Team initiated a strategic project entitled Eurojust’s action against trafficking in human beings. The strategic project aimed in particular at identifying and addressing the reasons underlying the low number of THB prosecutions in the EU and the problems in judicial cooperation in THB cases. This work culminated in the report on prosecuting THB for the purpose of labour exploitation. This report also highlights best practice in judicial cooperation as identified in Eurojust’s casework
Information Manual on the Transnational Referral Mechanism for Victims of Human Trafficking in Belgium, the Netherlands and Hungary
Publisher: Ministry of Interior of Hungary, 2015
Languages available: Hungarian, French, Dutch, English
Thematic: Coordination & Cooperation (NRMs - TRMs)
Type: Publication
ABSTRACT:
This manual primarily offers information on what human trafficking is and how the national referral mechanisms of Belgium, the Netherlands and Hungary work and what the linkages between them are. It provides practical information for experts involved in the identification, referral and assistance of victims of human trafficking on the nature of human trafficking as well as effective ways of victims’ referral and assistance.
Life beyond trafficking - The re/integration of trafficked persons in the Balkans 2007-2014
Publisher: Kind Baudouin Foundation, 2015
Languages available: English
Thematic: Prevention, Protection and Assistance
Type: Publication
ABSTRACT:
This booklet aims to highlight the main results and impact of the King Baudouin Foundation's project "Trafficking Victims Re/integration programme" in the lives of trafficked persons as well as more generally in the field of re/integration in the Balkans. It summarises the overall assessment conducted in 2014 through interviews of beneficiaries, partner NGOs, experts and government officials as well as other sources of data.
Enhancing the safety and sustainability of the return and reintegration of victims of trafficking - Lessons learnt from the CARE and TACT projects
Publisher: IOM France, 2015
Languages available: English, French, Spanish
Thematic: Coordination & Cooperation (NRMs - TRMs)
Type: Publication
ABSTRACT:
This joint report aims to gather and share the lessons learnt through the implementation of CARE and TACT projects, which objectives are to enhance the safe and sustainable return and reintegration process of returning victims of trafficking. The report also suggests a way forward for the establishment of transnational referral mechanisms between EU MS and third countries.
Study on Prevention Initiatives on Trafficking in Human Beings
Publisher: European Commission, 2015
Languages available: English
Thematic: Prevention, Protection and Assistance
Type: Publication
ABSTRACT:
The study examined 43 prevention initiatives, of which a share of 40% concerned actions in Romania, Bulgaria and Hungary. The vast majority of the (cca 85 %) in the given sample targeted information and awareness‑raising measures, followed by capacity‑building and research and education programmes. Among the key findings of the study is that there is no go-standard for assessing the impact of prevention actions but rather a comprehensive and contextual approach should be followed.
Counter trafficking training manual
Publisher: IOM UK, 2014
Languages available: English
Thematic: Prevention, Protection and Assistance
Type: Training manual
ABSTRACT:
The primary objective of this manual is to enhance the knowledge of professionals, frontline staff and people in the dioceses who may come into contact with potential victims, about what trafficking in human beings involves and to set out the key steps to be taken, in the UK context, should there be any suspicion or discovery of a case of human trafficking. The manual is designed to be a comprehensive tool providing clear information across a broad spectrum of trafficking-related issues. It focuses on the UK context whilst also covering the relevant global issues.
Guiding Principles on Human Rights in the Return of Trafficked Persons
Publisher: OSCE / ODIHR, 2014
Languages available: English, Russian
Thematic: Coordination & Cooperation (NRMs - TRMs)
Type: Publication
ABSTRACT:
These present guiding principles are intended for use by state authorities and civil society bodies, as well as inter-governmental organizations in the OSCE region involved in developing, applying, evaluating and reforming national laws, policies and practices related to trafficking, in particular to the return of trafficked persons. They provide the target audience with guidance that can be used to direct policies, procedures and practices on the return process, as well as an overview of relevant international standards. The guiding principles can also serve as an advocacy tool for civil society organizations that support a rights-based approach to combating trafficking.
Safe and Sound: what States can do to ensure respect for the best interests of unaccompanied and separated children in Europe
Publisher: UNHCR, UNICEF, 2014
Languages available: English
Thematic: Unaccompanied Migrant Children & Trafficking
Type: Publication
ABSTRACT:
This document aims to assist in these efforts by focusing on how States can operationalize the best interests principle set forth in Article 3.1 in the CRC, which states that “The best interests of the child shall be a primary consideration in all actions affecting children.”
Human trafficking : what to do?
Publisher: Payoke, Danube university of Krems, 2014
Languages available: English
Thematic: Prevention, Protection and Assistance
Type: Publication
ABSTRACT:
This guide geared towards increasing broader security interests and cooperation between law enforcement, healthcare professionals, judiciary, and non-governmental organizations in combating human trafficking in selected countries.
Safe Future methodology
Publisher: Federatie Opvang, 2014
Languages available: English, Dutch
Thematic: Prevention, Protection and Assistance
Type: Guidelines
ABSTRACT:
The aim of the methodology is to support social workers in The Netherlands to discuss the topic of return with foreign victims of trafficking and domestic violence and to support their reintegration in the country of origin. The methodology provides concrete tools for social workers on how to raise the topic of return and how to discuss different future options with the clients. It also contains a “social map” of service providers in different countries and the return and reintegration services they offer for victims of trafficking and domestic violence.
Lured by a job, trapped in forced labour
Publisher: ILO, 2014
Languages available:
Thematic: Prevention, Protection and Assistance
Type: Video
ABSTRACT:
In search of a job to support his family, a man accepts an offer from a recruiter and signs a contract for what looks like a good job with decent wages. Once at destination, the reality is very different.
Handbook for Professionals at the Interface of Police and Health Authorities
Publisher: Payoke, Danube university of Krems, 2014
Languages available: English
Thematic: Prevention, Protection and Assistance
Type: Training manual
ABSTRACT:
The handbook employs a bottom-up approach in order to raise the awareness of health care professionals to THB, thereby enticing them to participate in local networks with social workers to complement centralised top-down action by national governments.
Enhancing cooperation to prevent Trafficking in Human Beings in the mediterranean region
Publisher: OSCE , 2014
Languages available: English
Thematic: Coordination & Cooperation (NRMs - TRMs)
Type: Publication
ABSTRACT:
This report presents the key issues and challenges drawn from the interventions and discussions of key players at the seminar on Co-operation to Prevent Trafficking in Human Beings in the Mediterranean Region organized by the OSR/CTHB, which took place in Rome on 8 February 2013. Indeed, the Seminar helped in identifying priority areas for possible enhanced co-operation between participating States and the Mediterranean Partners for Co-operation “to address the multiple challenges of a strategy aimed at eradicating modern slavery” in the Mediterranean Region.
Trading lives
Publisher: MTV Exit, 2013
Languages available: Ukrainian, English subtitles
Thematic: Prevention, Protection and Assistance
Type: Video
ABSTRACT:
MTV EXIT's documentary "Trading Lives", hosted by popular singer Jamala, gives Ukrainians insight into the human trafficking trade through first-hand accounts from victims, and provides clear actions young people can take to stay safe when considering work abroad.
Guidelines for the first level identification of victims of trafficking in Europe
Publisher: France Expertise Internationale, 2013
Languages available: English, French, Spanish, Dutch, Romanian, Greek, Bulgarian
Thematic: Prevention, Protection and Assistance
Type: Training manual
ABSTRACT:
Through the EuroTrafGuID project, implemented by Expertise France, between 2011 and 2013 practical tools for the identification of victims of trafficking in human beings and a best practice report were developed and endorsed by the six countries partners to the project (Bulgaria, Spain, France, Greece, Netherlands and Romania). These tools form the basis of a common, harmonised approach to the identification of potential victims of trafficking in human beings.
Practical tool for first level identification of victims of human trafficking for sexual exploitation
Publisher: France Expertise Internationale, 2013
Languages available: English, French, Spanish, Dutch, Romanian, Greek, Bulgarian
Thematic: Prevention, Protection and Assistance
Type: Training manual
ABSTRACT:
Through the EuroTrafGuID project, implemented by Expertise France, between 2011 and 2013 practical tools for the identification of victims of trafficking in human beings and a best practice report were developed and endorsed by the six countries partners to the project (Bulgaria, Spain, France, Greece, Netherlands and Romania). These tools form the basis of a common, harmonised approach to the identification of potential victims of trafficking in human beings.
Practical tool for first level identification of victims of human trafficking for labour exploitation
Publisher: France Expertise Internationale, 2013
Languages available: English, French, Spanish, Dutch, Romanian, Greek, Bulgarian
Thematic: Prevention, Protection and Assistance
Type: Training manual
ABSTRACT:
Through the EuroTrafGuID project, implemented by Expertise France, between 2011 and 2013 practical tools for the identification of victims of trafficking in human beings and a best practice report were developed and endorsed by the six countries partners to the project (Bulgaria, Spain, France, Greece, Netherlands and Romania). These tools form the basis of a common, harmonised approach to the identification of potential victims of trafficking in human beings.
Practical tool for first level identification of victims of human trafficking for forced begging and illicit activities
Publisher: France Expertise Internationale, 2013
Languages available: English, French, Spanish, Dutch, Romanian, Greek, Bulgarian
Thematic: Prevention, Protection and Assistance
Type: Training manual
ABSTRACT:
Through the EuroTrafGuID project, implemented by Expertise France, between 2011 and 2013 practical tools for the identification of victims of trafficking in human beings and a best practice report were developed and endorsed by the six countries partners to the project (Bulgaria, Spain, France, Greece, Netherlands and Romania). These tools form the basis of a common, harmonised approach to the identification of potential victims of trafficking in human beings.
Developing agreed methodology of identification and referral for trafficking for labour exploitation: guaranteeing the victims the access to protection
Publisher: ACCEM, 2013
Languages available: Spanish, English, French, Italian, Roumanian
Thematic: Prevention, Protection and Assistance
Type: Publication
ABSTRACT:
This report presents the MIRROR project common methodology for the identification and referral of victims of trafficking for labour exploitation establishing common criteria and steps to take forward when facing a case or alleged case of this form of trafficking.
An overview of national integration schemes accessible to victims of trafficking and successful practices
Publisher: IOM France, 2013
Languages available: English, French, Dutch, Hungarian, Italian
Thematic: Prevention, Protection and Assistance
Type: Guidelines
ABSTRACT:
This toolkit follows on from the comparative study Evaluation of the Effectiveness of Measures for the Integration of Trafficked Persons. It is designed asa practical booklet for practitioners, bringing together basic information on the integration systems available to VoTs in the five participating countries (Belgium, France, Hungary, Italy and the United Kingdom) as well as examples of successful practices they implement in this field.
The EU rights of victims of trafficking in human beings
Publisher: European Commission, 2013
Languages available: Bulgarian, Croatian, Czech, Danish, Dutch, English, Estonian, Finnish, French, German, Greek, Hungarian, Irish, Italian, Latvian, Lithuanian, Maltese, Polish, Portuguese, Romanian, Slovak, Slovenian, Spanish, Swedish
Thematic: Prevention, Protection and Assistance
Type: Publication
ABSTRACT:
This document provides a practical and comprehensive overview of victims' rights based on the Charter of Fundamental Rights of the European Union, EU directives, framework decisions and European Court of Human Rights case law. This overview can be used by victims and practitioners working in the field of trafficking in human beings and aims at contributing to the effective realisation of these rights by helping authorities in the Member States to deliver the assistance and protection that victims need and deserve.
Guardians against child trafficking and Exploitation (GATE) - report
Publisher: KMOP, Defense for Children Italy, 2013
Languages available: English
Thematic: Unaccompanied Migrant Children & Trafficking
Type: Publication
ABSTRACT:
The project “GATE - Guardians Against Trafficking and Exploitation” aims to increase the capacity of the guardianship systems in 4 EU countries (Italy, Greece, Cyprus, the Netherlands) to protect separated children against trafficking and exploitation.
Evaluation of the effectiveness of measures for the integration of Trafficked persons
Publisher: IOM France, 2013
Languages available: English, French, Dutch, Hungarian, Italian
Thematic: Prevention, Protection and Assistance
Type: Publication
ABSTRACT:
Based on more than 100 interviews with service providers, policymakers and former victims of trafficking, the study analyses and compares the integration measures dedicated to victims of trafficking in the five case countries (Belgium, France, Hungary, Italy and the United Kingdom). It also provides recommendations to enhance the integration of victims of trafficking in host countries.
EU Strategy towards the Eradication of Trafficking in Human Beings (2012-2016)
Publisher: European Commission, 2012
Languages available: All EU languages
Thematic: Policy & Legislation
Type: Publication
ABSTRACT:
On 19 June 2012, the European Commission adopted the "EU Strategy towards the Eradication of Trafficking in Human Beings (2012-2016)”. The Strategy is a set of concrete and practical measures to be implemented over the next five years.
It is based on five key priorities:
- Identifying, protecting and assisting victims of trafficking;
- Stepping up the prevention of trafficking in human beings;
- Increased prosecution of traffickers;
- Enhanced coordination and cooperation among key actors and policy coherence;
- Increased knowledge of and effective response to emerging concerns related to all forms of trafficking in human beings.
0800 800 818 - Documentary on Trafficking in human beings
Publisher: IOM Slovakia, 2012
Languages available: Slovakian, English subtitles
Thematic: Prevention, Protection and Assistance
Type: Video
ABSTRACT:
The film presents the alarming issue of THB to the society through real-life stories. The victims - a man forced to beg in Italy, a woman forced to work without pay in England, a man exploited at a construction site in England and a woman trafficked to Switzerland for prostitution - speak about their ordeal. Further stories on how easy it is to get caught up in human trafficking could be told by others who took the bait of a fake employment agency created solely for the screening purposes.
Not my life - A film about Slavery in Our time
Publisher: Robert Bilheimer (Director, Writer, Producer), 2012
Languages available: English (subtitles available in French, Spanish, German, Swedish)
Thematic: Unaccompanied Migrant Children & Trafficking
Type: Movie
ABSTRACT:
Filmed on five continents, in a dozen countries, Not My Life takes viewers into a world where millions of children are exploited, every day, through an astonishing array of practices including forced labor, domestic servitude, begging, sex tourism, sexual violence, and child soldiering.
Social workers for victims and potential victims of trafficking - Manual for the Implementation of Standard Operating Procedures for the Identification and Referral of Victims of Trafficking and potential victims of Trafficking
Publisher: IOM Albania, 2011
Languages available: Albanian, English
Thematic: Coordination & Cooperation (NRMs - TRMs)
Type: Publication
ABSTRACT:
Pursuant to the implementation of obligations deriving from this important instrument for the identification and protection of victims of trafficking, the Office of the National Anti-Trafficking Coordinator (ONAC),and the International Organization for Migration (IOM) have undertaken the publication of a series of eight brochures, with this one being one of them.
Ministry of Foreign Affairs and Diplomatic Missions of the Republic of Albania in support of Victims of Trafficking and Potential Victims of Trafficking
Publisher: IOM Albania, 2011
Languages available: Albanian, English
Thematic: Coordination & Cooperation (NRMs - TRMs)
Type: Publication
ABSTRACT:
Pursuant to the implementation of obligations deriving from this important instrument for the identification and protection of victims of trafficking, the Office of the National Anti-Trafficking Coordinator (ONAC),and the International Organization for Migration (IOM) have undertaken the publication of a series of eight brochures, with this one being one of them.
Handbook for consular and diplomatic staff on how to assist and protect victims of human trafficking
Publisher: Council of Baltic Sea States, 2011
Languages available: English
Thematic: Prevention, Protection and Assistance
Type: Training manual
ABSTRACT:
The Handbook outlines legislation and best practice and it intends to contribute to shaping curricula for diplomatic and consular personnel. It has been designed both to complement the training programme and as a stand-alone, practical and illustrative guide when dealing with suspected and proven cases of human trafficking. It provides the reader with concrete advice on how to identify and assist victims of human trafficking and considerations for conducting interviews with potential victims.
Directive 2011/36/EU of the European Parliament and the Council on preventing and combating trafficking in human beings and protecting its victims
Publisher: Official Journal of the European Union, 2011
Languages available: Bulgarian, Croatian, Czech, Danish, Dutch, English, Estonian, Finnish, French, German, Greek, Hungarian, Irish, Italian, Latvian, Lithuanian, Maltese, Polish, Portuguese, Romanian, Slovak, Slovenian, Spanish, Swedish
Thematic: Policy & Legislation
Type: Legislation
ABSTRACT:
This directive represents a critical step in the EU efforts in addressing human trafficking comprehensively. It establishes common standards for the prevention of trafficking in human beings and for the protection of victims, adopting a human-right based approach. The directive also contains practical measures to be implemented in the EU member stats, such as the appointment of a national coordinator and establishment of national rapporteur (or equivalent mechanism).
Best Practices in the Implementation of National Referral Mechanisms/Systems for Protection and Assistance of Victims of Human Trafficking
Publisher: IOM Moldova, 2011
Languages available: English
Thematic: Coordination & Cooperation (NRMs - TRMs)
Type: Publication
ABSTRACT:
This report comes from the International Conference “Best practices in the implementation of National Referral Mechanisms/Systems for Protection and Assistance of Victims of Human Trafficking”, organized by the IOM office in Moldova. The Conference provided a platform for counter-trafficking actors from different countries to share their experience in fighting human trafficking and protecting and assisting victims of the modern day slavery, including through the implementation of National Referral Mechanisms – cooperative frameworks through which states actors fulfil their obligations to protect and promote the human rights of trafficked persons, coordinating their efforts in strategic partnership with civil society.
Needs Assessment Toolkit on the Criminal Justice Response to Human Trafficking
Publisher: UNODC, 2010
Languages available: Arabic , Chinese, English, French, Russian, Spanish
Thematic: Law enforcement
Type: Publication
ABSTRACT:
The main objective of the toolkit is to guide the assessors in gathering and analyzing information pertaining to a country's criminal justice response to human trafficking. More specifically, it aims to assist governments, the civil society, the international community and other relevant actors to conduct a comprehensive or specific assessment of selected aspects of a country's criminal justice response to trafficking in persons.
IOM Training Manual on Psychosocial Assistance for Trafficked Persons
Publisher: IOM , 2010
Languages available: English
Thematic: Prevention, Protection and Assistance
Type: Training manual
ABSTRACT:
This manual covers definitional issues, outlines the stages of trafficking and describes what psychosocial services should be in place for victims of trafficking. It has detailed chapters on interviewing, referral processes and record keeping. The data in the report focus on the Greater Mekong Region and Indonesia but the principles are applicable for all victims of trafficking.
Agir contre la traite des personnes et le trafic de migrants
Publisher: IOM Morocco, 2010
Languages available: French, Arabic
Thematic: Prevention, Protection and Assistance
Type: Training manual
ABSTRACT:
The manual objective is to enhance the knowledge and capacity of response of institutions and civil society organisations involved in counter trafficking.
Monitoring anti-trafficking re/integration programmes
Publisher: Kind Baudouin Foundation, 2010
Languages available: English
Thematic: Prevention, Protection and Assistance
Type: Guidelines
ABSTRACT:
This manual proposes and outlines two aspects of anti-trafficking reintegration programmes monitoring: 1) how to monitor individual re/integration plans and 2) how to monitor re/integration services and is considered from the perspective of re/integration professionals and programme beneficiaries.
Guidance on representing trafficked persons in compensation claims
Publisher: La Strada International, Anti-slavery International, 2009
Languages available: English
Thematic: Law enforcement
Type: Guidelines
ABSTRACT:
This Guidance on representing trafficked persons in compensation claims provides lawyers, counselling centres and other service providers information on the rights and needs of trafficked persons, the ways of claiming compensation for both material and non material damages, a detailed overview of the international legislation and includes a simple 5-Step Model for claiming compensation for trafficked persons.
Guidelines for the collection of data on trafficking in human beings, including comparable indicators
Publisher: IOM Vienna, 2009
Languages available: English
Thematic:
Type: Guidelines
ABSTRACT:
The development of these guideliens aimed to (1) create the necessary basis for an improved collection and comparison (as well as sharing) of data, (2) enhance the capacity of the relevant national authorities to collect and share data as well as to contribute to EU wide efforts to enhance data collection; and (3) foster cooperation among EU Member States in the field of trafficking.
Training manual to fight trafficking in children for labour, sexual and other forms of exploitation - Exercices
Publisher: ILO/UNICEF/UN-GIFT, 2009
Languages available: English
Thematic: Unaccompanied Migrant Children & Trafficking
Type: Training manual
ABSTRACT:
This training manual – developed by ILO and UNICEF under the UN Global Initiative to Fight Human Trafficking – seeks to aid governments, workers, employers, international, and non-governmental organizations that combat trafficking in children for labour, sexual and other exploitation.
Training manual to fight trafficking in children for labour, sexual and other forms of exploitation - Matters of process
Publisher: ILO/UNICEF/UN-GIFT, 2009
Languages available: English
Thematic: Unaccompanied Migrant Children & Trafficking
Type: Training manual
ABSTRACT:
This training manual – developed by ILO and UNICEF under the UN Global Initiative to Fight Human Trafficking – seeks to aid governments, workers, employers, international, and non-governmental organizations that combat trafficking in children for labour, sexual and other exploitation.
Training manual to fight trafficking in children for labour, sexual and other forms of exploitation - Action against child trafficking at policy and outreach levels
Publisher: ILO/UNICEF/UN-GIFT, 2009
Languages available: English
Thematic: Unaccompanied Migrant Children & Trafficking
Type: Training manual
ABSTRACT:
This training manual – developed by ILO and UNICEF under the UN Global Initiative to Fight Human Trafficking – seeks to aid governments, workers, employers, international, and non-governmental organizations that combat trafficking in children for labour, sexual and other exploitation.
Training manual to fight trafficking in children for labour, sexual and other forms of exploitation - Understanding Child trafficking
Publisher: ILO/UNICEF/UN-GIFT, 2009
Languages available: English
Thematic: Unaccompanied Migrant Children & Trafficking
Type: Training manual
ABSTRACT:
This training manual – developed by ILO and UNICEF under the UN Global Initiative to Fight Human Trafficking – seeks to aid governments, workers, employers, international, and non-governmental organizations that combat trafficking in children for labour, sexual and other exploitation.
Training manual to fight trafficking in children for labour, sexual and other forms of exploitation - Facilitator's guide
Publisher: ILO/UNICEF/UN-GIFT, 2009
Languages available: English
Thematic: Unaccompanied Migrant Children & Trafficking
Type: Training manual
ABSTRACT:
This training manual – developed by ILO and UNICEF under the UN Global Initiative to Fight Human Trafficking – seeks to aid governments, workers, employers, international, and non-governmental organizations that combat trafficking in children for labour, sexual and other exploitation.
Needs assessment of the national referral mechanism for Victims of Trafficking in Human Beings in Ukraine
Publisher: OSCE, 2008
Languages available: English, Ukrainian
Thematic: Coordination & Cooperation (NRMs - TRMs)
Type: Publication
ABSTRACT:
The report assesses the situation of trafficking in human beings in Ukraine, in particular with regard to the identification, referral, assistance and protection of the rights of trafficked persons. It reviews the current responses by government and non-government institutions to the problems and needs of trafficked persons. The overall aim of the report is to assist Ukraine in strengthening the capacity of the systems to identify and refer trafficked persons for assistance, protect their rights and ensure their access to justice.
Guidelines on Determining the Best Interests of the Child
Publisher: UNHCR, 2008
Languages available: English
Thematic: Unaccompanied Migrant Children & Trafficking
Type: Manual / Handbook
ABSTRACT:
Building on the practice of domestic child protection systems, this publication offers guidance on how to apply the best interests principle in practice.
Compensation for Trafficked and Exploited Persons in the OSCE Region
Publisher: OSCE ODIHR, 2008
Languages available: Albanian, English, Russian
Thematic: Law enforcement
Type: Publication
ABSTRACT:
This assessment analyses the right to compensation for trafficked persons in international law through the lens of a wide range of international standards that relate to combating trafficking, the rights of crime victims, the rights of migrants, labour rights and the rights of victims of gender-based violence.
Toolkit to Combat Trafficking in Persons
Publisher: UNODC, 2008
Languages available: English
Thematic: Prevention, Protection and Assistance
Type: Training manual
ABSTRACT:
The Toolkit seeks to facilitate the sharing of knowledge and information among policymakers, law enforcers, judges, prosecutors, victim service providers and members of civil society who are working at different levels towards these same objectives. Specifically, the Toolkit is intended to provide guidance, showcase promising practice and recommend resources in thematic areas.
The IOM Handbook on Direct Assistance for Victims of Trafficking
Publisher: International Organization for Migration (IOM), 2007
Languages available: English, Polish, Arabic, Armenian
Thematic: Prevention, Protection and Assistance
Type: Guidelines
ABSTRACT:
This handbook summarises IOM's long experience in implementing counter-trafficking activities in all regions of the world. It provides guidance and advice to effectively deliver a full range of assistance to victims of trafficking during the whole process. This means from the initial contact and screening until the social reintegration of the individual victims. The handbook aims to assist other organisations providing victim assistance, especially those who are beginning to develop victim assistance programmes.
Development of a child rights methodology to identify and support child victims of trafficking
Publisher: Save the Children Italy, 2007
Languages available: English
Thematic: Prevention, Protection and Assistance
Type: Training manual
ABSTRACT:
The 24-month project,“Development of a Child Rights Methodology to Identify and Support Child Victims of Trafficking”, has been supported by the European Commission within the AGIS Programme 2005. This Final Report presents the main activities and results of the project, including the Child Rights Methodology to Identify and Support Child Victims of Trafficking.
Anti-Trafficking Training for Frontline Law Enforcement Officers
Publisher: ICMPD, 2006
Languages available: English
Thematic: Law enforcement
Type: Training manual
ABSTRACT:
This publication was developed with the objective of raising awareness on the crime of human trafficking as a serious crime and a human rights violation and of enhancing the capability and skills of the non-specialised police and border personnel to identify and properly treat the victims of the crime and collect intelligence when coming across suspected human trafficking situation.
Resource book for Law Enforcement Officers on Good Practices in Combating Child Trafficking
Publisher: IOM Austria and the Austrian Federal Ministry of the Interior, 2006
Languages available: English
Thematic: Law enforcement
Type: Training manual
ABSTRACT:
The Resource Book presents good practices and recommendations, recognized by an international team of experts having extensive knowledge on the topic. The publication further includes innovative techniques and practical information based on inputs from national and international experts from law enforcement, medical science and civil society.
Guidelines on the protection of Children Victims of Trafficking
Publisher: UNICEF, 2006
Languages available: English, Russian
Thematic: Unaccompanied Migrant Children & Trafficking
Type: Publication
ABSTRACT:
The following guidelines set out standards for good practice with respect to protection of and assistance to trafficked children. The aim of these guidelines is to assist governments and State actors, international organizations and NGOs or other service providers. The main responsibility for protection of victims lies with the government. In situations where the government lacks or has insufficient capacity to fulfil its responsibility, such duty may be delegated to or shared with international organizations and NGOs.
Reference guide on protecting the rights of child victims of trafficking in Europe
Publisher: UNICEF, 2006
Languages available: English
Thematic: Unaccompanied Migrant Children & Trafficking
Type: Manual / Handbook
ABSTRACT:
This guide has been designed as a tool that provides:
- A deeper understanding of the business of trafficking
- A checklist of what to do when dealing with child victims of trafficking
- Recommendations for interventions that respect and account for the special rights and needs of child victims of trafficking
Council of Europe Convention on Action against Trafficking in Human Beings and its Explanatory report
Publisher: Council of Europe, 2005
Languages available: Official: English, French Unofficial: Albanian, Arabic, Armenian, Azerbaijani, Bosnian, Bulgarian, Dutch, Georgian, German, Greek, Hungarian, Italian, Latvian, Macedonian, Norwegian, Polish, Portuguese, Romanian, Russian, Serbian, Slovak, Slovenian, Spanish, Turkish, Ukrainian
Thematic: Policy & Legislation
Type: Legislation
ABSTRACT:
The Convention has a comprehensive scope of application, encompassing all forms of trafficking (whether national or transnational, linked or not linked to organised crime) and taking in all persons who are victims of trafficking (women, men or children). The forms of exploitation covered by the Convention are, at a minimum, sexual exploitation, forced labour or services, slavery or practices similar to slavery, servitude and the removal of organs. An important added value of the Convention is the monitoring system set up to supervise the implementation of the obligations contained in it, which consists of two pillars: the Group of Experts on Action against Trafficking in Human Beings (GRETA) and the Committee of the Parties.
National Referral Mechanisms Joining Efforts to Protect the Rights of Trafficked Persons – A Practical Handbook
Publisher: OSCE / ODIHR, 2004
Languages available: Albanian, Serbian, English, Spanish, French, Turkish, Uzbek, Russian
Thematic: Coordination & Cooperation (NRMs - TRMs)
Type: Training manual
ABSTRACT:
This handbook provides guidance on how to design and implement sustainable mechanisms and structures to combat human trafficking and support victims. It also provides guidance on how to monitor and build the capacity of such mechanisms and structures. The implementation of a comprehensive rights-based anti-trafficking policy should be seen as an element of democratic and transparent governance based on the rule of law. Thus, a crucial prerequisite of effective measures is the building and strengthening of relevant local and national institutions. This handbook provides guidance on how to design and implement sustainable mechanisms and structures to combat human trafficking and support victims. It also provides guidance on how to monitor and build the capacity of such mechanisms and structures.
Ethical and Safety Recommendations for interviewing trafficked women
Publisher: WHO, 2003
Languages available: English, Bosnian, Russian, Armenian, Japanese, Romanian, Ukrainian
Thematic: Prevention, Protection and Assistance
Type: Publication
ABSTRACT:
This manual gathers a set of recommendations intended primarily for use by researchers, members of the media and service providers unfamiliar with the situation of trafficked victims. These recommendations are based on a set of 10 guiding principles for the ethical and safe conduct of interviews with women who have been trafficked. Even though the recommendations are focused on female victims, they apply also to other victims of human trafficking.
Training manual for combating trafficking in women and children
Publisher: OIM, Save the Children UK, 2001
Languages available: English
Thematic: Prevention, Protection and Assistance
Type: Training manual
ABSTRACT:
In cooperation with the IOM and Save the Children UK, the UN-IAP Sub-Mekong Region undertook a three day workshop in March 2001, the main focus of which was the return and reintegration of trafficked women and children. The workshop was a collaborative effort, which underscored the importance of regional and inter-agency approaches in addressing the problem of trafficking. This manual is a draft version based on the first workshop held in Myanmar and is meant for use by those involved in return and reintegration of trafficked women and children.
Protocol against the Smuggling of Migrants by Land, Sea and Air, supplementing the United Nations Convention against Transnational Organized Crime (Palermo protocol)
Publisher: United Nations General Assembly, 2000
Languages available: English
Thematic: Policy & Legislation
Type: Legislation
ABSTRACT:
The Protocol to Prevent, Suppress and Punish Trafficking in Persons, especially Women and Children, is the first global legally binding instrument with an agreed definition on trafficking in persons. The intention behind this definition is to facilitate convergence in national approaches with regard to the establishment of domestic criminal offences that would support efficient international cooperation in investigating and prosecuting trafficking in persons cases. An additional objective of the Protocol is to protect and assist the victims of trafficking in persons with full respect for their human rights.
This project is funded by the EU Asylum, Migration and Integration Fund