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Introducing trafficking in persons and smuggling of migrants

Every year, thousands of migrants and refugees travel across the world in search of safe heaven and better livelihood opportunities. Amongst these people, there are victims of trafficking and smuggled migrants. But what does it mean to be a victim of trafficking or smuggled migrants, and what is the difference between trafficking in persons and smuggling of migrant?

Date of Publication
Language
Geographic Scope
Workstream Output
Off
Regional Review Process
No
Cross Cutting Theme
Keywords
Smuggling of migrants
Trafficking in persons
Status
Published

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