11 January 2013

Thematic Focus: Human Trafficking

Today is National Human Trafficking Awareness Day in the United States.  President Obama has also declared January 2013 as "National Slavery and Human Trafficking Prevention Month."

Some recent publications include:

C.N. v. United Kingdom: The Court Addresses Domestic Servitude (Strasbourg Observers, Nov. 2012) [text]

Counter Trafficking and Assistance to Vulnerable Migrants: Annual Report Activities 2011 (IOM, Jan. 2013) [text via ReliefWeb]

Domestic Workers across the World: Global and Regional Statistics and the Extent of Legal Protection (ILO, Jan. 2013) [text]

Human Trafficking Awareness Day: Spotlight on Domestic Workers (Huffington Post, Jan. 2013) [text]

The International Legal Frameworks Concerning Trafficking in Persons (Inter-Agency Coordination Group against Trafficking in Persons, Oct. 2012) [text]

"Slavery's Global Comeback," The Atlantic, 19 Dec. 2012 [text]

Upcoming event:

The Limits of Refugee Law: Human Trafficking and Challenges to the International Protection Regime, London, 21 February 2013 [info] [book a place]
- Presentation by Ryszard Piotrowicz, who recently authored an article in the International Journal of Refugee Law entitled "States' Obligations under Human Rights Law towards Victims of Trafficking in Human Beings: Positive Developments in Positive Obligations."

Tagged Publications and Events & Opportunities.

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