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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 ...
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 ...
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. ...
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. ...
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 ...
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 ...
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 ...
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 ...
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 ...
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 ...