24 November 2014

Thematic Focus: Human Trafficking


The UN Office on Drugs and Crime (UNODC) launched the 2014 edition of the Global Report on Trafficking in Persons today.  The report "covers 128 countries and provides an overview of patterns and flows of trafficking in persons at global, regional and national levels, based on trafficking cases detected between 2010 and 2012 (or more recent). The Global Report 2014 highlights the role of organized crime in trafficking in persons, and includes an analytical chapter on how traffickers operate. The worldwide response to trafficking in persons is also a focus of this edition of the Global Report."

The first Global Report mandated by the General Assembly was published in 2012.  UNODC and UN GIFT produced an initial report in 2009.


"Human Trafficking, Exploitation, and Displacement in Syria," Echoes from Syria, no. 6 (Nov. 2014) [text via ReliefWeb]

Monitoring Human Trafficking in Displaced Populations, Thesis (Pennsylvania State University, May 2014) [text]

Road to Hell: Discrimination to Migration to Trafficking of Women? (SSRN, Nov. 2014) [text]

"Stopped in the Traffic, not Stopping the Traffic: Gender, Asylum and Anti-trafficking Interventions in Serbia," Chapter 19 in The Routledge Handbook on Crime and International Migration (Routledge, Sept. 2014) [info]
- View extract in Google Books.

Related post:
- Thematic Focus: Human Trafficking (30 Oct. 2014)

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