News

09 Jul 2019
The Bulgarian National Television shared a news report about the SOS Children's Villages "Firefly - Illuminate the Darkness" Project. The report draws attention to the training of foster parents, social workers, psychologists and... Read more
20 Jun 2019
KOSOVO: Tier 2 The Government of Kosovo does not fully meet the minimum standards for the elimination of trafficking but is making significant efforts to do so. The government demonstrated overall increasing efforts compared to the previous... Read more
03 Jun 2019
The Know-How Center for the Alternative Care for Children (NBU), and the Reflective Learning Bulgaria Association have created a training tool for the ‘Firefly’ project, developed by SOS Children's Villages Bulgaria in partnership... Read more

Library

23 May 2019
This report presents country-of-origin information (COI) on Albania specifically relating to trafficked boys and young men published between 1 January 2016 and 31 March 2019, as well as information generated by interviewing a range of stakeholders... Read more
01 Jun 2018
The Trafficking in Persons Report (TIP report), is an annual report issued by the U.S State Department's Office to Monitor and Combat Trafficking in Persons. It ranks governments based on their perceived efforts to acknowledge and... Read more
01 May 2018
This is a report from the UK Charity: National Society for the Prevention of Cruelty to Children (NSPCC)'s Child Trafficking Advice Centre (CTAC) on youth and children on the move in the north of France. It covers the factors driving these... Read more

Learning and multimedia

23 May 2019
The following e-learning module is intended to help frontline professionals identify and refer presumed victims of human trafficking. This course will give an overview of the different types of human trafficking and will share tools to help workers... Read more
24 Dec 2018
Within the projects that Center for Youth Integration is implementing in partnership with Save The Children, which main focus is providing support and protection for children refugees and migrants, team stationed in camp in... Read more
12 Dec 2018
About the webinar: We are hosting a webinar to present the results of the work carried out by the Council of Baltic Sea States in collaboration with the International Center for Migration Policy Development (ICMPD) as part of the TRAM project (... Read more

Trafficking in person

[International] More than 40 million people trapped in slavery: new global estimate
Date of publication: 2017
Reuters reports that "more than 40 million people were trapped as slaves last year in forced labor and forced marriages, according to the first joint effort by key anti-slavery groups to estimate the number of victims worldwide of the internationa
Global estimates of modern slavery: Forced labour and forced marriage report
Date of publication: 2017
Publisher: ILO, IOM, Walk Free Foundation
The ILO and Walk Free Foundation, in collaboration with IOM, have jointly published a report finding that over 40 million people were victims of modern slavery in 2016, of which an estimated 152 million (1 in 4) are children.
[International] UN Migration Agency, Polaris to Launch Global Data Repository on Human Trafficking
Date of publication: 2017
IOM reports that counter-trafficking specialists announced the pre-launch of the Counter-Trafficking Data Collaborative (CTDC) at the 5th Global Compact for Migration (GCM) consultations in Vienna. 
[Hungary] Child prostitution is not the responsibility of the child victims, but of society
Date of publication: 2017
The prominent fact-finding blog "Kettos Merce" ('double standard') published a writing by Fanni Des who clarifies falsehoods and misconceptions around child sexual abuse.
World Day Against Trafficking in Persons: How videos are helping potential child victims | Destination Unknown
Date of publication: 2017
ECPAT Belgium has launched a project called REACT- Reinforcing Assistance for Child Victims of Trafficking to guarantee effective access to justice and protection to child victims of trafficking.
[United Kingdom] Sharp Rise in British Children Being Sexually Exploited by Human Traffickers
Date of publication: 2017
The London Economic reports on figures demonstrating an increase in the number of British children being suspected as potential victims of human trafficking.
[United Kingdom] 1,000s of children rescued from slavery in England – report
Date of publication: 2017
A Russia Today article cites a recent report featured in the Daily Mail, which spotlights the mass enslavement of children and youth throughout England. 
The Sale of Children and Illegal Adoption
Date of publication: 2017
Publisher: TDH, Defence for Children - ECPAT the Netherlands
This study is based on a research paper developed to inform the thematic report on this subject of the UN Special Rapporteur on the sale and sexual exploitation of children, Maud de Boer Buquicchio.
Country Narratives from Trafficking in Persons 2017 Report
Date of publication: 2017
Publisher: U.S. Department of State
The Trafficking in Persons 2017 report provides country narratives on all of the 187 countries included in its ranking of minimum standards for the elimination of trafficking.
Trafficking in Persons Report 2017
Date of publication: 2017
Publisher: U.S Department of State
The U.S Department of State has published its 17th annual Trafficking in Persons report, which ranks governments around the world on their efforts in the fight against human trafficking.

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