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A group of United Nations independent experts on slavery, migrants, trafficking, sale and sexual exploitation of children, and internally displaced persons today welcomed this week’s adoption of a legally binding international Protocol to tackle forced labour worldwide and end what they call ‘modern slavery.’
UNODC's Human Trafficking Case Law Database now includes detailed information on more than 1,000 trafficking cases from 83 countries. Such tools are crucial in order to increase the visibility of successful human trafficking prosecutions and convictions, helping law enforcement and justice practitioners from across the world working on human trafficking cases.
World Day of Social Justice: “Fighting human trafficking means fighting poverty, unemployment and inequality
Special Representative calls for victim protection at UK Parliament’s Modern Slavery Bill Evidence Review
OSCE Special Representative, in Uzbekistan, called for co-operative efforts to stop human trafficking
International Seminar on "The Critical Role of the Judiciary in Combating Trafficking in Human Beings"
Rights of human trafficking victims discussed by OSCE Special Representative, legal experts, in Warsaw
Join us today for the UN.GIFT webinar: Best practices for reporting on human trafficking and the role of the media
Register now for the UN.GIFT webinar: Best practices for reporting on human trafficking and the role of the media
Join the UN.GIFT webinar: Best practices for reporting on human trafficking and the role of the media
Since the 2010 launch of its Blue Campaign to raise awareness about human trafficking, the United States Department of Homeland Security (DHS) has made a wide range of resources available to help increase awareness and educate the general public on the indicators of human trafficking. Take a few minutes out of your day to complete the training.
OSCE Special Representative calls for stronger criminal justice response to human trafficking, including through confiscation
USAID announced this week three new research grants awarded to theUniversity of Southern California, Vanderbilt University and Texas Christian University to study human trafficking and produce evidence that could help USAID and other international development organizations combat human trafficking more effectively.
In a report issued earlier this week, the OSCE Special Representative and Co-ordinator for Combating Trafficking in Human Beings, Maria Grazia Giammarinaro, recommended that the Government of Bosnia and Herzegovina take additional steps to fully implement its OSCE commitments in the fight against human trafficking.
With rising numbers of Mongolian labour migrants moving overseas, there has been an increase in human trafficking, particularly of young Mongolian women for the purpose of sexual exploitation. As a destination country, foreign victims are most commonly trafficked to Mongolia for forced labour, particularly in the construction and mining sectors.
Tackling drugs, human trafficking, crime must be part of post-2015 development agenda, says UN official
India: new assessment of victim assistance and criminal justice initiatives against human trafficking
The United States Office to Monitor and Combat Trafficking in Persons released last week its 2013 annual Trafficking in Persons Report. The report includes stories of trafficking victims, country portraits, estimates on numbers of victims, and evaluations of government efforts to combat human trafficking. It also outlines the major forms of human trafficking, including for sexual exploitation, forced or bonded labor, involuntary domestic servitude, among others.
Call for applications: International Seminar for Judges - The Critical Role of the Judiciary in Combating Trafficking in Human Beings
Following a two-year CNN investigation, the two-hour documentary 'The Fighters' chronicles Philippine human rights pioneer Cecilia Flores-Oebanda in her journey to protect children from the sex trade and convince the Philippines' biggest star, Manny Pacquiao, to join her as a fighter in the battle against modern-day slavery.
Trafficking victims who commit crimes under coercion should not be punished, says OSCE Special Representative
Reporting on human trafficking manual published by OSCE, Moscow University, Russian Union of Journalists
OSCE Special Representative calls for more co-operation to prevent human trafficking in Mediterranean
Interview with OSCE Special Representative and Co-ordinator for Combating Trafficking in Human Beings
US President Barack Obama declares January 2013 National Slavery and Human Trafficking Prevention Month
Lao PDR "extremely vulnerable" to trafficking by transnational organized crime groups, says UNODC Executive Director
"Today, governments, civil society and the private sector must unite to eradicate all contemporary forms of slavery. ... Together, let us do our utmost for the millions of victims throughout the world who are held in slavery and deprived of their human rights and dignity." Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon, 2 December 2012
OSCE Special Representative, at Alliance conference in Vienna, says discrimination cause of trafficking
Only 4 days remain until the OSCE's 11 th annual conference for the "Alliance Against Trafficking in Persons" will begin on June 20-21 in Vienna, Austria. The conference will include a variety of speakers and cover a wide range of topics. Also, this year for the first time, parts of the conference will be streamed live online.
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