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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...

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The International Labour Organization (ILO), International Organization for Migration (IOM), and Innovations for Poverty Action (IPA) join forces to host a conference on 27-29 June 2022 showcasing new research findings on child labour, forced labour, and human trafficking.

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The event aims to share what migrant and trafficked women think of the available state and non-state services designed to promote their re/integration, including whether they are aware of and could access such services, whether they consider them beneficial and, importantly, what measures and

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The Global Action against Trafficking in Persons and the Smuggling of Migrants - Asia and the Middle East (GLO.ACT Asia and the Middle East) is a four-year (2018-2022), €12 million joint initiative by the European Union (EU) and the United Nations Office on Drugs and Crime (UNODC) being implemented
The project “Combating Human Trafficking along Migration Routes” aims at enhancing the ability of interested participating States and Partners for Co-operation to effectively investigate/prosecute human trafficking and to promptly identify victims of trafficking in human beings (THB) along migration

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IOM Migrant worker guidelines for employers
This publication is to provide practical guidance for business enterprises on how to recruit and employ international migrant workers ethically and responsibly.
Date of publication:
20 January 2022
The Toolkit is a collection of tools to help practitioners understand and incorporate human rights-based and gender equal responses into criminal justice responses to smuggling of migrants and trafficking in persons.
Date of publication:
17 February 2021

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Educational video on trafficking in persons and smuggling of migrants for children produced in the framework of the Education for Justice (E4J) initiative under the Global Programme for the Implementation of the Doha Declaration.
This video explains key issues related to human rights in the context of migrant smuggling and human trafficking.

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