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20 Aug 2019
According to recent estimates, more than 15,000 minors are trafficked every year into Europe as part of the growing phenomenon of football players migration and trafficking, says Ini-Obong Nkang, a doctoral researcher in Sports Law at the Nottingham...
13 Aug 2019
The user's guide and training module on ‘Unified Standard Operating Procedures for Transnational Cooperation on Case Management - Based on the Annex to Bi-National Protocols for the Protection of Victims and Potential Victims of Trafficking with a...
12 Aug 2019
In a press release, the European Union Agency for Law Enforcement Cooperation, or Europol, announced the results of a European-wide joint operation against the trafficking of minors for sexual exploitation, forced begging, and labour exploitation....
30 Jul 2019
Europol, the European Union Agency for Law Enforcement Cooperation, launched a new task force to tackle criminal networks operating in migrant smuggling and trafficking of human beings. The newly implemented operational platform is called the Joint...
27 Jun 2019
On 27 June 2019, the Parliamentary Assembly of the Council of Europe (PACE) expressed its concern over the dangers migrant children are exposed to while on the move, and the significant inconsistencies of policies and procedures ‘which limit the...
19 Jun 2019
According to the report of the International Association of Internet Hotlines (INHOPE) in 2018, 224,000 of the reported contents were illegal. According to the organization and its affiliated hotlines, the number of notifications is steadily...
12 Jun 2019
According to the United Nations, the amount of children working in agriculture has increased by an estimate of 10 million since 2012. The Food and Agriculture Organization (FAO) celebrated 12 June, which marks the World Day Against Child Labour, by...
26 Apr 2019
Vulnerable young people are a high-risk group for becoming human trafficking victims. The latest results from the survey conducted by the International Organization for Migration (IOM) “Awareness of Human Trafficking Risks Among Vulnerable Children...
04 Apr 2019
A two-day European Forum on the rights of the child started Tuesday in Brussels. It touched upon detention of children, violence towards refugee and migrant minors, child pornography, and the status of children of jihadi parents who moved to the ...
27 Mar 2019
Bearing in mind the current media situation in Serbia, but also in the region, which is reflected in the daily exposure of children to inappropriate content in the media, in violation and abuse of their privacy, but also in the use of children for...

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