Trafficking: Study on the gender dimension of trafficking in human beings
CWASU was one of 12 European colleagues, with Lancaster University as lead, conducting the above study, which demonstrated that 96% of those trafficked for sexual exploitation are female whereas 74% of those trafficked for labour exploitation are male.
This research, prepared under a contract with the European Commission, was published and launched on March 21, 2016 in Brussels at the European Parliament.
Prof Liz Kelly lead on and contributed to the following:
- Establishment of national and transnational referral mechanism
- Identification of victims
- Strengthen the fundamental rights in anti-trafficking policy and related actions
- Cross-cutting principle: ‘anchored in human rights’
- Understanding and reducing demand, including Article 23
- Establishment of national multi-disciplinary law and order units
- High level integrative analysis especially on Article 23 and post-2016 Strategy