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THE PROJECT AIMS AT RAISING AWARENESS OF AND INTEGRATING THE GENDER PERSPECTIVE IN ACTIVITIES RELATED TO FIGHTING  TRAFFICKING  FOR  SEXUAL  EXPLOITATION AND  PROVIDING SUPPORT FOR VICTIMS OF TRAFFICKING FOR SEXUAL EXPLOITATION


Focus on: Trafficking from Romania in Italy and in Spain

    Italy and Spain are two of the main destinations for Romanian victims of trafficking. The official data, as well as the experience of professionals, indicate the relevance of the phenomenon of trafficking in Italy as for girls and women of Romanian nationality. Both Spanish and Italian anti-trafficking professionals report that, in recent years, […]

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Numbers 2006

  In 2006, The National Agency against Human Trafficking of Romania, with 15 regional centers in its coordination, was founded; the Agency is responsible for coordinating, evaluating and monitoring the implementation of trafficking policies. In the beginning the emphasis was on staff professional training and on raising awareness campaigns (Aninoşanu, 2012). The 15 regional centers […]

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Trafficking in and from Romania, an overview

  In Romania, the beginnings of human trafficking can be placed in the early 90s. Among the significant factors of trafficking, the following can be mentioned: geographical position, Romania being a country between Asia and Western Europe, close to traffic routes, the social costs of transition to a market economy involving a large number of […]

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From the Times of India “Trafficking survivor saves bar girl”

An empowering story reported by the Times of India “A Faridabad girl, trafficked to Kolkata 12 years ago, took on a ruthless band of traffickers and spent Rs 15,000 of her hard-fought savings to rescue another trafficked girl from a bar in Siliguri recently. Spurred by the memory of how her own flight to freedom […]

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From the Guardian “Government cuts will enfeeble Italy’s fight against sex trafficking, says UN”

The Italian government’s decision to make a series of cuts to anti-trafficking programmes in Sicily and across the country will seriously undermine efforts to create a national response to the country’s growing trafficking crisis, NGOs and UN agencies are warning. Read full article 

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Girl campaign in Romania

The GIRL campaign is in full implementation in Romania. The Romanian team spent is spending every August weekend in the cities of Alexandria and Giurgiu, talking to the visitors about how trafficking for sexual exploitation impacts teenage girls, as well as informing them with regard to their legal obligations when working abroad and having their […]

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From the Italian report, a focus on how local politics are affecting the possibility to contrast trafficking

  The so-called “refugee emergency” has impacted the way policy makers, police officers and the general public perceive the trafficking phenomenon. The current “Italian emergency” concerns the management of the arrivals and the management of migrants applying for asylum or humanitarian protection. This resulted in a decline in the attention to the trafficking of human […]

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World Day against Trafficking in Persons – 30th of July

Ahead of the World Day against Trafficking in Persons, Gabriele Bischoff, President of the European Economic and Social Committee Workers’ Group, has called for the EU to take strong action against human trafficking, in particular to protect children, young people, women and vulnerable persons. “Human trafficking is a modern-day form of slavery which we cannot […]

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News from Europe: World Day against Trafficking in Persons – 30th of July

  Ahead of the World Day against Trafficking in Persons, Gabriele Bischoff, President of the European Economic and Social Committee Workers’ Group, has called for the EU to take strong action against human trafficking, in particular to protect children, young people, women and vulnerable persons. “Human trafficking is a modern-day form of slavery which we […]

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Helping girls in Perù to escape trafficking, with a helpline

Tha National Helpline against trafficking in Peru is part of the National Action plan against trafficking, they received 3700 calls in the first six months of 2016 leading the way to 122 victims escape and trials against exploiters. Read the full article on the newspaper Terra

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