Strategic threat assessment child trafficking in the UK 2010

This document is an assessment of the current intelligence picture of child trafficking into, within and through the UK. It aims to build on the findings of CEOP’s 2007 Scoping Report and the 2009 Strategic Threat Assessment.

The 2009 STA focused on the period 1 March 2007 to 29 February 2008. This assessment brings our knowledge up to date by focusing on data collected during the period 1 March 2009 to 28 February 2010.

This report aims to inform the reader of the latest trends, themes and patterns in child trafficking. It will examine the profiles of child victims and trafficking networks, discuss the methodologies employed and identify the enablers of trafficking.