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This report comes at a time when global suffering has vastly increased vulnerabilities to trafficking.
Date of publication:
31 January 2021
Information Type:
The Recommended Principles and Guidelines on Human Rights and Human Trafficking, which are included as an addendum to the report of the High Commissioner for Human Rights to the Economic and Social Council (E/2002/68/Add.1), have been developed in order to provide practical, rights-based policy...
The report explores various sites of vulnerability where migrants are particularly susceptible to human trafficking, forced labour and modern slavery.
Date of publication:
31 December 2019
Information Type:
This document builds on a discussion paper developed by the Inter-Agency Coordination Group against Trafficking in Persons on the current state of evaluation practice in the field of trafficking in persons.
Date of publication:
01 January 2016
Information Type:
The 2018 UNODC Global Report on Trafficking in Persons is the fourth of its kind mandated by the General Assembly through the 2010 United Nations Global Plan of Action to Combat Trafficking in Persons.
Date of publication:
07 January 2019
Information Type:
The 2017 Global Estimates of Modern Slavery focus on two main issues: forced labour and forced marriage. The estimate of forced labour comprises forced labour in the private economy, forced sexual exploitation of adults and commercial sexual exploitation of children, and state-imposed forced labour.
Date of publication:
19 September 2017
Information Type:
This report is the first attempt by international organizations to measure child labour, forced labour and human trafficking in global supply chains.
Date of publication:
12 November 2019
Information Type:
This Handbook is not meant to provide a single methodology for the provision of assistance to victims of trafficking, but to offer suggestions and guidance, based on IOM’s many years of experience.
Date of publication:
01 January 2007
The Issue Paper issues conceptual clarity and interpretation of various terms in the international definition of Trafficking in Persons as defined in Article 3 of the Protocol to Prevent, Suppress and Punish Trafficking in Persons, Especially Women and Children, in addition to providing the guiding...
Date of publication:
31 December 2018
Information Type:
The Paper highlights that conflicts that arise in countries or other geographical areas can exacerbate vulnerability to trafficking, as well as its prevalence and severity.
Date of publication:
24 September 2018
Information Type:
The Case Digest has analysed 135 cases from 31 jurisdictions.
Date of publication:
31 December 2017
Information Type:
The brief talks about preliminary findings and messaging based on rapid stocktaking. It encompasses UNODC response to trafficking in persons during COVID-19 and gives recommendations for action.
Date of publication:
16 December 2020
The present issue paper explores the extent and circumstances under which different forms of marriage may fall within the scope of the Protocol to Prevent, Suppress and Punish Trafficking in Persons, Especially Women and Children.
Date of publication:
07 October 2020
Information Type:
The present issue paper discusses certain questions that remained about certain aspects of the definition of trafficking in persons as defined in the Trafficking Protocol – most particularly those aspects that are not elsewhere defined in international law or commonly known to the world’s major...
Date of publication:
31 December 2013
Information Type:
The present issue paper discusses certain questions that remained about certain aspects of the definition of trafficking in persons as defined in the Trafficking Protocol – most particularly those aspects that are not elsewhere defined in international law or commonly known to the world’s major...
Date of publication:
31 December 2014
Information Type:
The paper aims to provide guidance to organizations and practitioners by mapping out the dimensions of demand as it relates specifically to trafficking in persons for labour exploitation, as well as highlighting strategies that can be used to address this aspect of the problem.
Date of publication:
01 September 2014
The paper characterizes key related elements of the anti-trafficking response, highlights assumed features that still require development and recommends a number of prioritized actions to bring to bear provisions and legal obligations from different bodies of law and legal instruments that are...
Date of publication:
01 October 2012
Information Type:
The toolkit aims to provide both a general overview of trafficking in persons for the purpose of organ removal and specific tools to assist concerned actors with assessing the phenomenon.
Date of publication:
31 December 2015
The purpose of this issue paper is to clarify the key concept of exploitation in the definition of trafficking in persons contained in Article 3 of the Trafficking in Persons Protocol.
Date of publication:
31 December 2015
Information Type:
The purpose of this work is to help improve understanding of the complex nature of the crime of trafficking in persons, with the ultimate goal to allow for better prevention of the crime, prosecution of traffickers, protection of trafficking victims, and creation of more effective partnerships and...
Date of publication:
16 December 2020
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