We are very pleased to announce the publication of a new working paper that maps initiatives around human trafficking related to the global production of goods. The paper is available here

October 2016

Written by Ellen Halliday 


In homes across Europe, domestic workers labour behind closed doors. Many live where they work: in a world which is both public and private, but on the margins of both. Without regular labour inspections, workers are more vulnerable here than elsewhere. And for migrants employed far from home, the risk of exploitation is high.

20 October 2016


Videos of the DemandAT WorkshopTrafficking for Severe Labour Exploitation in Europe


The workshop on 'Trafficking for Severe Labour Exploitation in Europe: Addressing Demand' took place on the 12 and 13 of October 2016 at the European University Institute.


It brought together researchers, international organizations and key stakeholders from different sectors (Trade Unions and Labour Inspection) to discuss the challenges in responding to trafficking in different labour sectors, in particular in addressing demand.


August 2016

Dr Sarah Kyambi

University of Edinburgh

This summer sees the increasingly predictable round of statistics on trafficking and exploitation and the critique of those statistics.  The US Department of States’ Trafficking in Persons Report (TIP) for 2016 was published in June and the Global Slavery Index (GSI) figures were released this month.