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National Referral Mechanisms: Joining Efforts to Protect the Rights of Trafficked Persons - A Practical Handbook

Law-enforcement agencies, government offices, and non-governmental organizations often lack the expertise, experienced personnel, and sensitivity needed to deal effectively with the special needs of victims of trafficking. This handbook provides a political context, a methodology, and a description of the key legal and practical elements to be considered when creating a National Referral Mechanism.

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