Trafficking in Persons Report 2019

The annual Trafficking in Persons report from the U.S. Department of State measures nearly 200 nations on their success in fighting human trafficking within their own borders, based on practices established in the latest versions of the U.S. Trafficking Victims Protection Act of 2000 (TVPA), and the international 2000 Protocol to Prevent, Suppress and Punish [...]

Trafficking in Persons Report 20192019-07-12T09:30:30-06:00

Out of the Shadows: shining light on the response to child sexual abuse and exploitation

The first-of-its-kind benchmarking index covers 40 countries which represent 70% of the world’s children and will help to assess the progress toward reaching the Sustainable Development Goal 16.2 – ending abuse, exploitation, trafficking and all forms of violence against and torture of children by 2030.  

Out of the Shadows: shining light on the response to child sexual abuse and exploitation2019-04-13T15:43:45-06:00

Terminology Guidelines for the Protection of Children from Sexual Exploitation and Sexual Abuse

These guidelines, adopted by the Interagency Working Group in Luxembourg, 28 January 2016, provide all individuals and agencies working for the prevention and elimination of all forms of sexual exploitation and sexual abuse of children with guidance for the understanding and use of the different terms and concepts they may encounter in their work.  

Terminology Guidelines for the Protection of Children from Sexual Exploitation and Sexual Abuse2019-04-04T13:03:33-06:00

Global Estimates of Modern Slavery: Forced Labour and Forced Marriage (2017)

This report, a collaborative effort of the International Labour Organization, the Walk Free Foundation, and the International Organization for Migration, with input from various UN agencies, focuses on the prevalence of forced labour and forced marriage around the world. The report covers a five-year period and finds that, in 2016, 40.3 million people were victims [...]

Global Estimates of Modern Slavery: Forced Labour and Forced Marriage (2017)2019-04-04T12:55:19-06:00

Before the Harm Is Done: Examining the UK’s Response to the Prevention of Trafficking

This 2018 report, by the Anti-Trafficking Monitoring Group (ATMG), a coalition established in 2009 to monitor the UK’s implementation of European anti-trafficking legislation, examined the action taken in the UK since 2012 related to the prevention of human trafficking. Despite significant development in efforts to tackle the problem, the report finds that: The UK continues [...]

Before the Harm Is Done: Examining the UK’s Response to the Prevention of Trafficking2019-03-19T15:01:46-06:00

2018 UNODC Global Report on Trafficking in Persons

The 2018 UNODC Global Report on Trafficking in Persons is the fourth of its kind mandated by the General Assembly through the 2010 United Nations Global Plan of Action to Combat Trafficking in Persons. It covers 142 countries and provides an overview of patterns and flows of trafficking in persons at global, regional and national levels, based [...]

2018 UNODC Global Report on Trafficking in Persons2019-03-05T13:44:05-06:00