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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

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
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... Read more

Learning and multimedia

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
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
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

Prostitution has proved a vexatious issue for politicians and policy makers. From the mid-nineteenth century to the late twentieth century there were two broad positions: theabolitionist and theregulatory. More recently a third possibility has been... Read more
Mozambique is primarily a country of origin for trafficking in women and children. South Africa is the main destination for trafficked Mozambican women and children. Minibus taxis take victims from Maputo, the capital, to Komatipoort, and on to... Read more
49 p. This world first resource is set out as a manual, beginning with a glossary of terms and covers many aspects of sex work from managing client appointments to storage and handling of waste. This is a great guide for all sex workers and sex... Read more

Child trafficking

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.
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.
[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.
World Day Against Trafficking in Persons: How videos are helping potential child victims | Destination Unknown
Date of publication: 2017
ECPAT Belgium has launched a project called REACT- Reinforcing Assistance for Child Victims of Trafficking to guarantee effective access to justice and protection to child victims of trafficking.

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