UNODC Trafficking In Persons Report 2016

unodc-tip-report-2016Global Report on Trafficking in Persons

The United Nations Office of Drugs and Crime has released the 2016 Global Report on Trafficking in Persons. In the preface to this report Yury Fedotov, Executive Director of United Nations Office on Drugs and Crime(UNODC) wrote:

“Perhaps the most worrying development is that the movement of refugees and migrants, the largest seen since World War II, has arguably intensified since 2014. As this crisis has unfolded, and climbed up the global agenda, there has been a corresponding recognition that, within these massive migratory movements, are vulnerable children, women and men who can be easily exploited by smugglers and traffickers.”

The report outlines patterns of trafficking in persons, trafficking flows and legislative and criminal justice response to trafficking in persons across the globe. Read more…

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