trafficking

Trafficking of children: fact sheet 18

Fact sheet on child trafficking and guidelines for identification.

Losing control: my story is real

Video story animation about a young woman who is trafficked from Africa. 

Annual review 2011-12 and centre plan 2012-13

Report that highlights the achievements of the Child Exploitation and Online Protection (CEOP) Centre for the past year and outlines its intentions for the coming year.

Child trafficking and care provision: towards better survivor care

Review to examine the most effective models of care and support for children who arrive in the UK and are identified as trafficked. While the components of models of good practice may also apply to UK children who have been moved and exploited, the focus of this review is on non-UK nationals.

Sexual abuse: a public health challenge

Research on current knowledge of sexual abuse and service provision.

No way out

Briefing paper on foreign national women in prison in England and Wales.

Inquiry into human trafficking in Scotland

The Equality and Human Rights Commission has the power under section 16 of the Equality Act 2006 to undertake inquiries into matters relating to its duties on equality, relations between groups in society, and human rights.

The Commission decided to undertake an inquiry into human trafficking in Scotland, as it regards trafficking in human beings as inseparable from inequality, and as one of the most severe human rights abuses in the modern world.

On the safe side: principles for the safe accommodation of child victims of trafficking

Document that explores the issues around what makes accommodation safe for child victims of trafficking. ECPAT UK undertook structured face-to-face interviews and a roundtable discussion with a range of professionals, including local authority children’s services, the police, NGOs and organisations accommodating child victims of trafficking, as well as ascertaining the views of the young people themselves. This led to the formulation of 10 child-centred principles concerning the provision of safe accommodation for child victims and/or suspected child victims of trafficking.

Watch over me: a system of guardianship for child victims of trafficking

Report that presents ECPAT's UK's response to what they see as the government's resistance to meeting international obligations to introduce a system of guardianship for child victims of trafficking.

It has been drafted on the basis of communication with a range of parliamentarians, countries in which a system of guardianship has been introduced, two workshops with ECPAT UK’s Youth Group and a comprehensive legal analysis of the UK’s national and international obligations to child victims of trafficking.

Scotland: a safe place for child traffickers?

This scoping study on the extent and nature of child trafficking in Scotland was commissioned by Scotland’s Commissioner for Children and Young People (SCCYP).

The purpose of the study was to provide the Commissioner with an understanding of child trafficking which would allow his office to make recommendations for policy, practice and legislative change and to use the results to raise awareness, among professionals and key stakeholders, of child trafficking.