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07 Dec 2017
One of the members of Network of Organizations for Children of Serbia (MODS), Tijana Jurić Foundation, has organized a training on "Psychosocial Support to Missing Children and Their families - Working with Children Victims of Trafficking", in Novi...
08 Nov 2017
K5 US TV channel published an article about Human Trafficking. Rani Hong, has worked as a UN special advisor on Human Trafficking. She was invited in September by the UN to recount her painful story. In fact, she was a survivor of child trafficking...
18 Oct 2017
IOM today joins the European Union (EU), other European countries and partners throughout the region and beyond in marking the 11th EU Anti-Trafficking Day. In its press-release, the Agency highlights that in Europe it provided assistance last year...
19 Sep 2017
Reuters reports that "more than 40 million people were trapped as slaves last year in forced labor and forced marriages, according to the first joint effort by key anti-slavery groups to estimate the number of victims worldwide of the international...
12 Sep 2017
Interfax-Ukraine reports that "Ukraine on Monday signed the Council of Europe Convention against Trafficking in Human Organs (CETS No. 216) and the Council of Europe Convention on Offences relating to Cultural Property (CETS No. 221), according to a...
07 Aug 2017
The Guardian reports that between 21 million and 46 million people are enslaved around the world today. They are forced to work or sell their bodies, or give out their organs. Their freedom is constrained, and they are used and exploited as...

Viki Sebhelyi with her TIP Heroe prize

27 Jun 2017
Each year, the Department of State honors individuals around the world who have devoted their lives to the fight against human trafficking. These individuals are NGO workers, lawmakers, police officers, and concerned citizens who are committed to...
09 Mar 2017
In 2016, in the Republic of Serbia, there were 55 people who were identified as victims of human trafficking. Compared to the previous year, it's 37% more human trafficking victims. Juvenile victims of human trafficking make up 38% of the total...

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