Evidence collected in the past decades clearly illustrates that there are a variety of factors that intersect to enhance the risks of being targeted and recruited by traffickers. These range from extreme poverty, marginalization due to social identity, financial exclusion, irregular migration status, low educational background to mental and physical disabilities, and/or dysfunctional family environments, among others. With 70 percent of the total number of detected victims in 2018 being women and girls, and as much as one third of all total cases being children, gender- and age- related factors in contexts of inequality, violence and discrimination play a role in contributing to vulnerability to trafficking in persons (TIP). Further, environmental disasters and impacts of climate change, armed conflicts, displacements, economic recessions, health, humanitarian and other crises also notably contribute to increasing the vulnerability of individuals to trafficking, especially where these are connected to the erosion of the rule of law or a sharp increase in unemployment rates or where social safety nets are disrupted.

Addressing vulnerability to trafficking in persons - ICAT (The Inter-Agency Coordination Group against Trafficking in Persons), May 2022 DOWNLOAD

post

page

attachment

revision

nav_menu_item

custom_css

customize_changeset

oembed_cache

user_request

wp_block

acf-field-group

acf-field

ai1ec_event

Corporate Human Rights Benchmark – Across sectors: Agricultural products, Apparel, Automotive manufacturing, Extractives & ICT manufacturing
News & AnalysisGood Practices

The CHRB is part of WBA, which seeks to generate a movement around increasing the private sector’s impact towards a sustainable future for all. The CHRB produces benchmarks that rank global companies on their human rights performance. WBA is d...Read More

From Exploitation to Fair Employment. Report on the Organisation of Employment Services to Victims of Trafficking in Finland
News & AnalysisPublications

Hundreds of migrant victims of human trafficking or labour exploitation are identified in Finland each year. Human trafficking is a serious crime that violates human rights and personal liberty and integrity. The consequences of exploitation and its...Read More

TAGS: Europe
Mapping Rohingya Movement: Collected data on the trafficking routes of a persecuted population
News & Analysis

In 2022, according to sources on the ground, the trafficking of Rohingya is still very much ongoing. This report is an attempt to bring together data on the human trafficking and migration routes from Myanmar to Bangladesh and other destinations in ...Read More

It’s a Journey We Travel Together: Women Migrants Fighting for a Just Society
News & AnalysisPublications

This report describes the Feminist Participatory Action Research (FPAR) carried out by seven organisations from six countries across Asia and the Pacific region (Kyrgyzstan, Nepal, India, Malaysia, Indonesia and Hong Kong) between 2019 and 2021. The...Read More