Human trafficking and international law

20 May 2013: Trafficking in persons was codified as long ago as 1910 by the “International Agreement for the suppression of the White Slave Traffic”.

One hundred years later, key instruments include The UN Protocol to Prevent, Suppress and Punish Trafficking in Persons and The Council of Europe Convention on Action against Trafficking in Human Beings 2005.

New European Union legislation which came into force in April 2013, will help ensure trafficking victims are no longer treated as criminals. Read the full article.

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