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Dear colleagues,

We would like to devote this newsletter to the upcoming World Day against Trafficking in Persons (July 30). Below you will find the selection of the recent news and resources on the topic, including a few infographics, videos and the Trafficking in Persons Report 2016, that the U.S. Department of State Publication develops every year.

If you are interested in vacancies in the regions, scroll down. And remember, there are always much more resources on the website.
 

News

21 Jul 2016

Refugees Deeply reports that there has been a rise in migrant children in Athens turning to prostitution and the drug trade to escape desperate conditions. It is thought that 57,000 refugees are stuck in the “holding pen” of Athens due to border...

19 May 2016

The European Commission presented its first report on the implementation of the EU Directive on Trafficking. The report finds that in 2013-2014, 15,846 women, men, girls and boys were registered as victims of trafficking in the EU. According to the...

05 Jul 2016

Every day there are reports detailing the horrors faced by migrants and refugees attempting to reach Europe who fall into the hands of exploitative people smugglers along the way and are willing to risk their lives in crossing the sea. However,...

Multimedia

28 Jul 2016

This infographic by the Rabat Process highlights the challenges faced by unaccompanied minors and outlines good practices for working  with children who are not under the care of an adult who is, by law, responsible for them. Unaccompanied minors...

15 Jul 2016

Anne Read, Director of Anti-Human Trafficking and Modern Slavery Services for The Salvation Army, talks to insiders about a rise in trafficking victims in the UK and how Europe’s migrant crisis could further fuel numbers. Click here to watch the...

28 Jul 2016

Anti-Slavery International has produced an infographic highlighting the scale of forced labor including forced child labor in Asia, South-East Asia, America and Africa. An estimated 168 million children are in labor today with around 21 million...

28 Jul 2016

This video from Al Jazeera  investigates the increase of young refugees in Italy who are becoming involved in prostitution, the drug trade and crime in order to survive and repay their debts to smugglers. Many of these teenagers are forced to sleep...

Resources

01 Jun 2016

The U.S. Department of State publishes the 2016 report on Trafficking in Persons. This is a lengthy and detailed report designed to cast light onto the magnitude of the problem of trafficking in human beings on a global scale and to expose the...

17 Dec 2015

This Study is the result of a research project to assess the impact of the Syrian war and refugee crisis on trafficking in persons in Syria and the surrounding region, making feasible recommendations to respond to its findings. The overall goal is...

18 Dec 2015

The two research reports published by Terre des hommes and its partners provide a comprehensive picture of the child trafficking phenomenon and modus operandi in targeted areas of Romania and Bulgaria. These reports are the outcome of a larger...

19 May 2016

This is the first Commission report on trafficking in human beings since the adoption of the anti-trafficking Directive. In accordance with Recital 27 and Article 19 of that directive, the report is divided into three main sections: trends in...

Vacancies

25 Aug 2016

Child & Youth Participation The selected candidate will work closely with Eurochild’s Senior Policy & Advocacy Officer responsible for children’s rights and child participation. Eurochild recently co-organised its biannual conference ‘...

07 Aug 2016

Democracy Reporting International is currently recruiting a full-time Programme Officer for its head office in Berlin to support the EIDHR Lot 2 Global GSP+ project Promoting human and labour rights through GSP+, of which DRI is the lead...

02 Aug 2016

Duties and Responsibilities The expert should work in consultation with and under the guidance and supervision of the Project Manager (PM). Specifically, his\her responsibilities are but not limited to the following: Review existing Water Law of the...