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.

The Independent, 24 March 2017 reports:

The number of potential human trafficking victims identified by UK councils has increased by 78 per cent in a year, prompting urgent calls for heightened public awareness around the issue to tackle the “rising threat” of modern slavery within communities.

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.


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.