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The Critical Role of Civil Society in Combating Trafficking in Human Beings

  • 21 December 2018
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The Critical Role of Civil Society in Combating Trafficking in Human Beings

The purpose of this Occasional Paper is to outline and analyse the role played by civil society in efforts to address the threat posed by the crime of human trafficking. Arguing that the inclusion of civil society is essential for the implementation of any viable strategy to combat human trafficking, this publication can serve as an additional tool to assist the OSCE participating States strengthen their responses to trafficking in human beings, especially in the area of partnerships as a fundamental component of an effective anti-trafficking system.

The Global Slavery Index 2016

The Global Slavery Index 2016

The Walk Free Foundation’s 2016 Global Slavery Index (GSI), using data from 167 nationally representative surveys conducted by Gallup, estimated that 45.8 million people in the world were in some form of modern slavery. Fifty-eight percent of those who are in slavery live in India, China, Pakistan, Bangladesh, and Uzbekistan. Civil and political protections, social health and economic rights, personal security and refugee populations and conflict are four complex dimensions that impact the vulnerability of people to modern slavery. This report conducted an assessment of government responses of 161 countries. Of these governments: 124 have criminalized human trafficking; 96 have National Action Plans; and 150 provide services to victims of modern slavery.  

Migration in the 2030 Agenda

Migration in the 2030 Agenda

The purpose of this collection of papers is first of all to draw attention to the many dimensions of the migratory experience covered by the 2030 Sustainable Development Goals and secondly, to offer practical suggestions as to how these aspects of migration can be addressed effectively during the implementation process. 

Estabilización y control de las situaciones de trata de personas

Estabilización y control de las situaciones de trata de personas

Este manual proporciona información práctica para los policías que tienen que lidiar con casos de trata de personas.

2016 UNODC Global Report on Trafficking in Persons

2016 UNODC Global Report on Trafficking in Persons

The thematic chapter of the 2016 edition of the Global Report looks at how migrants and refugees can be vulnerable to trafficking in persons, en route or at destination. It also analyses the particular condition of people escaping war, conflict and persecution.

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