Addressing the Retention of Identity DocumentsGuidanceGood Practices
This document calls on businesses to prohibit worker document retention and gives best practice guidance.
This report was researched and written by Chloe Setter, Emiel Coltof, Aisling Ledwith, Nyonsuabeleah Kollue, and Abigail Munroe.
Cracks in the System is a new report from Lumos that is the first of its kind to systematically explore the links between institutional care and child trafficking in Europe.
For many years, it has been known that traffickers directly target children in the care systems of many countries for recruitment into trafficking and that care leavers are at increased risk of exploitation. Despite this, laws and policies across Europe seldom connect the issues of child institutionalisation and child trafficking.
This new research identifies four main ways in which trafficking is linked with institutions for children, referred to as “institution-related trafficking”:
Cracks in the System aims to synthesise, appraise and build on the current evidence base on the phenomenon of institution-related trafficking and its manifestations in diverse contexts around Europe.
Importantly, it also provides recommendations on how to address the specific vulnerability to exploitation of children in or at risk of institutional care in Europe.
In its third report on Cyprus, the Council of Europe’s Group of Experts on Action against Trafficking in Human Beings (GRETA) analyses trafficking victims’ access to justice and effective remedies and examines progress in the implementation of p...Read More
This brief has been prepared by Phil Marshall, Technical Consultant to the Issara Institute. This paper summarizes the current discussion around fee-free recruitment, including: (1) definitions of fee-free recruitment; (2) linkages between migra...Read More