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Combating human trafficking: more attention needed for minors, the prostitution sector and new forms of exploitation

The Netherlands is performing relatively well in terms of combating human trafficking, with a steadily growing number of ...

News item | 17-09-2014 | 12:00

UN and OSCE draw attention to the financial aspect of trafficking in human beings

On the first ‘World Day against Trafficking in Persons’ UN Secretary-General Ban Ki-Moon has called for further action to end the ...

News item | 30-07-2014 | 13:18

Rapporteur: generate more insight into networks, facilitators and money. New quantitative report on human trafficking

Human traffickers usually do not operate alone. It is therefore essential to gain a clear picture of human trafficking networks. ...

News item | 17-06-2014 | 14:46

Dutch Rapporteur speaks at UN expert meeting on ICT and violence against children

The Dutch Rapporteur is attending the Expert Consultation on ICTs and Violence against Children in Costa Rica on 9 and 10 June. ...

News item | 06-06-2014 | 15:30

Dutch Rapporteur urges International Labour Conference to revise Forced Labour Convention

Supplementing the ILO Convention concerning Forced or Compulsory Labour (C029) is an important step towards the eradication of ...

News item | 23-05-2014 | 12:00

Rapporteur advises on implementation of the CoE Convention on violence against women and domestic violence

The Dutch National Rapporteur has published her advice about the Dutch bills related to the Council of Europe Convention on ...

News item | 11-04-2014 | 17:50

Dutch Rapporteur visits United States

Last week the oral argument was held in the potentially groundbreaking American case to which the Dutch National Rapporteur on ...

News item | 28-01-2014 | 14:22

New article: Does legalised prostitution generate more human trafficking?

There is growing concern about the effects of prostitution policy on the overall scale of human trafficking in the sense of ...

News item | 29-11-2013 | 16:50

Rapporteur contributes to Supreme Court case

The Dutch National Rapporteur on Trafficking in Human Beings and Sexual Violence against Children has been asked to contribute to ...

News item | 26-11-2013 | 17:12

Successful first international expert meeting on domestic sex trafficking

On the first day of the Dutch Week for Safety of Children the Dutch Rapporteur organised the first ever international expert ...

News item | 21-11-2013 | 16:43