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Special section: Child trafficking

You can access all the resources on the issue of child trafficking on this single page: news, documents, learning resources, discussions and experts.

News

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... Read more
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... Read more
06 Oct 2017
The National Commission for Combating Trafficking in Human Beings launched the "Read between the Lines" Campaign, aimed at people of all ages in Bulgaria. The campaign organized with the support of the Hanns Seidel Foundation and the... Read more

Learning and multimedia

18 Oct 2017
This ChildHub video presents ten features of forced marriage among children in Europe and Central Asia. Forced marriage is an emerging problem in the region, and it is increasingly important to understand the features of child marriage specific to... Read more
18 Oct 2017
This ChildHub infographic identifies the facts, figures and trends of child labour in the region. It also provides suggestions on what government officials and Child Protection Professionals can do to reduce child labour.    ... Read more
11 Apr 2017
These videos have been developed within the framework of the project Reinforcing Assistance to Child Victims of Trafficking (ReACT) and were produced by five ECPAT groups (Belgium, France, Germany, The Netherlands and the UK) in close collaboration... Read more

Library

19 Sep 2017
The ILO and Walk Free Foundation, in collaboration with IOM, have jointly published a report finding that over 40 million people were victims of modern slavery in 2016, of which an estimated 152 million (1 in 4) are children. Released... Read more
27 Jun 2017
The Trafficking in Persons 2017 report provides country narratives on all of the 187 countries included in its ranking of minimum standards for the elimination of trafficking. The country narratives provide the Tier which the country was assigned in... Read more
27 Jun 2017
The U.S Department of State has published its 17th annual Trafficking in Persons report, which ranks governments around the world on their efforts in the fight against human trafficking. The Department of State “has prepared this Report using... Read more

Forum topics

02 Nov 2015 by Judit Németh-Almasi
This is a discussion to continue what we have started at Cumberland Lodge on Young People, Sexual Violence, Ethics and Participation.

Global Resources

12 p. The recruitment and use of an estimated 300,000 boys and girls in armed conflicts across the world is now widely recognised as a violation of children's rights that demands a robust international response. This chapter describes how and why... Read more
Many Eastern European women are smuggled every year into rich foreign countries. They arrive with promises of good paying jobs in hotels, restaurants, etc. The reality is they find a life of sexual slavery! Ruslana made a commercial to warn... Read more
Geneva Convention (IV) relative to the Protection of Civilian Persons in Time of War, in French.

Child trafficking

[Serbia] Toward creating a network of psychotherapists to support children victims of trafficking
Date of publication: 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
Child Labour in Europe and Central Asia [ChildHub Infographic]
Date of publication: 2017
Publisher: Child Protection Hub
This ChildHub infographic identifies the facts, figures and trends of child labour in the region. It also provides suggestions on what government officials and Child Protection Professionals can do to reduce child labour.    
[International] UN Migration Agency Marks 11th EU Anti-Trafficking Day with New Data, Analysis on Human Trafficking
Date of publication: 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.
Child Marriage in Europe and Central Asia [ChildHub Video]
Date of publication: 2017
Publisher: Child Protection Hub
This ChildHub video presents ten features of forced marriage among children in Europe and Central Asia.
[Bulgaria] The National Commission for Combating Trafficking in Human Beings launched the "Read between the lines" Campaign
Date of publication: 2017
The National Commission for Combating Trafficking in Human Beings launched the "Read between the Lines" Campaign, aimed at people of all ages in Bulgaria.
Consultancy position with Caritas Albania
Date of publication: 2017
Caritas Albania is seeking an external consultant to design training curriculum for Caritas members involved in combatting human trafficking.
[International] More than 40 million people trapped in slavery: new global estimate
Date of publication: 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 internationa
Global estimates of modern slavery: Forced labour and forced marriage report
Date of publication: 2017
Publisher: ILO, IOM, Walk Free Foundation
The ILO and Walk Free Foundation, in collaboration with IOM, have jointly published a report finding that over 40 million people were victims of modern slavery in 2016, of which an estimated 152 million (1 in 4) are children.
[International] UN Migration Agency, Polaris to Launch Global Data Repository on Human Trafficking
Date of publication: 2017
IOM reports that counter-trafficking specialists announced the pre-launch of the Counter-Trafficking Data Collaborative (CTDC) at the 5th Global Compact for Migration (GCM) consultations in Vienna. 
[Hungary] Child prostitution is not the responsibility of the child victims, but of society
Date of publication: 2017
The prominent fact-finding blog "Kettos Merce" ('double standard') published a writing by Fanni Des who clarifies falsehoods and misconceptions around child sexual abuse.

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