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Field Handbook for the Implementation of the UNHCR BID Guidelines

Posted By: • September 23rd, 2015

All actions concerning children shall be guided by the principle of the best interests of the child. The principle applies to all children—including refugee, internally displaced, stateless, and asylum-seeking children. Everyday, UNHCR and partner staff encounter situations where decisions for individual children need to be guided by the best interests principle. Read More

The IOM Handbook on Direct Assistance for Victims of Trafficking

Posted By: • September 23rd, 2015

IOM has had some 13 years of experience in implementing counter-traffick- ing activities and has provided assistance to over 14,000 victims of traf- ficking in all regions of the world. With a growing number of organizations, especially local NGOs, now providing or intending to provide assistance to victims of trafficking, IOM would like to share its experience and lessons learned. This Handbook summarizes and systematizes this experience. Read More

Operational indicators of trafficking in human beings

Posted By: • September 23rd, 2015

Human trafficking is defined in the Protocol to Prevent, Suppress and Punish Trafficking in Persons, Especially Women and Children (2000), supplementing the United Nations Convention against Transnational Organized Crime (the so-called Palermo Protocol). Operational indicators of human trafficking are needed because key terms used in the Palermo Protocol require further elaboration. Read More

Human Trafficking Indicators (UNODC)

Posted By: • September 23rd, 2015

Not all the indicators listed in this document are present in all situations involving trafficking in humans. Although the presence or absence of any of the indicators neither proves nor disproves that human trafficking is taking place, their presence should lead to investigation. Read More

Human trafficking of children indicator tool

Posted By: • September 23rd, 2015

This tool is for Child Protective Investigators to assist them in understanding human trafficking and identifying children who are victims. It does not represent all instances of human trafficking or areas that may be explored to determine if human trafficking is present. Read More