EU institutions should engage more politically to induce change in HIV awareness
14 Jul 2017 – 10:30 | No Comment

Nearly 122,000 are unaware of their HIV infection in Europe. To decrease the number of people who are diagnosed late or are unaware of their infection, new strategies are required to expand targeted HIV testing …

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Standing up for the victims, staring down the criminals
30 Nov 2016 – 15:12
Standing up for the victims, staring down the criminals

Migration, human trafficking and migrant smuggling have remained high on the UN agenda throughout history, with a view towards drafting new laws and developing comprehensive strategies to destroy criminal networks. Yury Fedotov, Executive Director, United …

Europe, living on the edge
30 Mar 2016 – 10:59
Europe, living on the edge

The unprecedented influx of migrants, fear of terrorist attacks and increasing number victims of human trafficking have widened the scope of organisations created to advance policy and practice in prevention and control of crime. In …

Europe needs to promote a climate of zero tolerance
30 Mar 2016 – 10:05
Europe needs to promote a climate of zero tolerance

Labour exploitation is not an isolated phenomena. Despite its pervasivness, it has received little attention from researchers. The EU Agency for Fundamental Rights has recently investigated labour exploitation, from the perspective of experts in the …

Time to take the gender dimension more seriously
30 Mar 2016 – 09:57
Time to take the gender dimension more seriously

Women and girls are inherently more vulnerable to trafficking because they are disproportionally affected by some factors which make them easy prey to traffickers. Liberal Democrat MEP Catherine Bearder sheds light on current perspectives on …

Europe needs a forceful response and a victim-centred approach
30 Mar 2016 – 09:44
Europe needs a forceful response and a victim-centred approach

Human trafficking is a complex crime that is constantly evolving, with traffickers adopting newer methods and routes. Strasbourg Labour MEP Marlene Mizzi discusses the current state of human trafficking in Europe, evaluates the tools used …

Human Trafficking: Modern Trends of the Slavery Enterprise and the Missing Links
07 Sep 2015 – 09:07
Human Trafficking: Modern Trends of the Slavery Enterprise and the Missing Links

Human trafficking, one of the world’s most shameful ills has found its well-deserved place in United Nation’s post-2015 development agenda. Emily Daglish, Head of Content at International Centre for Parliamentary Studies and Head of Policy …