7 July 2015
Human Rights Watch provides guidance on terminology focusing on traffficking and smuggling in persons. The organisation noted that:
30 June 2015
Increasing international labour mobility brings risks as well as opportunities. To help prevent abusive and fraudulent recruitment of workers across borders. The ILO and UNODC have joined together in a call for action that asks governments and other concerned stakeholders to consider taking the following actions:
19 June 2015
On 2nd June the EU Agency for Fundamental Rights launched the report of its project on severe labour exploitation. The project looks at criminal exploitation of the workers moving within or to the European Union. It has collected information on the nature of and responses to severe forms of labour exploitation from 21 Member States across the EU.
30 April 2015
The tragedy of escalating migrant deaths in the Meditarrean has many blaming 'traffickers'. Below are a few thoughtful responses from the last two weeks:
19 May 2015
This theoretical paper is published by the EU Crime Prevention Network Secretariat in connection with the theme of the Italian Presidency which was Trafficking in Human Beings. Trafficking in Human Beings is a phenomenon which covers a very wide scope of criminal activities. This theoretical paper is thus written as an overview to increase the understanding of Trafficking in Human Beings.
18 May 2015
By Julia O’Connell Davidson This article originally appeared in The Guardian on 17th May 2015
EU leaders have accepted that using force will kill adults and children boarding boats in Libya. This is no high-minded crusade
2 April 2015
Anti-Slavery's Europe Programme and Advocacy Co-ordinator Klara Skrivankova analyses the Modern Slavery Act
The final version of the Bill which is now the Modern Slavery Act leaves us with mixed feelings. On one hand it is a big step in the right direction with many good clauses but on the other there are still deficiencies that leave us – and victims of modern slavery – wholly unsatisfied.
By Izza Leghtas and Kate Roberts
16 March 2015
In 2012 the UK government made it illegal for migrant domestic workers to change employers. Parliament has the chance to restore that right this week—it must do so.This week, British MPs face a simple choice. They must decide if it is right that a woman who flees abuse should become an undocumented migrant just because she runs away.
Upholding Rights: Early Legal intervention for Victims of Trafficking Report out now
23 February 2015
10 February 2015