Civil society organizations, educators, students, entertainers, families: everybody plays a role in the fight against human trafficking. People and groups acting alone, and operating within national or local borders, can have only a limited impact on preventing and fighting trafficking.Read more
This online forum is specifically designed to solicit inputs on the "draft basic principles on the right to an effective remedy for trafficked persons". The Special Rapporteur plans to submit the final document to the Human Rights Council in June 2011 as part of her thematic report on this topic..
Special Representative calls for victim protection at UK Parliament’s Modern Slavery Bill Evidence Review
The OSCE Special Representative and Co-ordinator for Combating Trafficking in Human Beings, Maria Grazia Giammarinaro, today urged UK lawmakers to enhance the criminal justice response and simultaneously the protection of victims’ rights at the Modern Slavery Bill Evidence Review in Westminster.
OSCE Special Representative, in Uzbekistan, called for co-operative efforts to stop human trafficking
The OSCE Special Rep for Combating Trafficking in Human Beings, Maria Grazia Giammarinaro, in a visit to Uzbekistan met with key government officials to discuss ways to strengthen action against modern-day slavery, in co-operation with the civil society.
Africa needs new solutions to combat forced labour, human trafficking and slavery
“Those who benefit from exploitation need to be swiftly punished; those who suffer abuse and coercion need to be empowered to raise their voice,” said ILO Acting Regional Director for Africa, Hans Hofmeijer, at the opening of a two-day high-level conference in Zambia.