Landmarks, studies, information
January 28, 2013 – The trafficking of human beings is not adequately taken into account in France
GRETA, the group of experts on the struggle against trafficking of human beings which works inside the Council of Europe, has just published its first report on the trafficking of human beings.
November 20, 2012 – International Convention on the Rights of the Child celebrates 23rd anniversary
The rights of the child 23 years later, a clear and concise summary written by UNICEF
Read the summary
October 11, 2012 - France condemned by the European Court for the Rights of Man in a case of domestic slavery
Domestic slavery is a form of trafficking of human beings.
Read the press release drawn up by "the Committee against Modern Slavery" (in French)
October 4, 2012 – Trafficking of human beings continues to be « alarming » in Europe
The situation in Europe continues to be "alarming" concerning the trafficking of human beings, affirms the group of experts in the struggle against the trafficking of human beings (GRETA) of the European Council in a report published Thursday, which called on States to reinforce the fight against this curse.
Read the article (in French)
Read the report of the European Council
September 6, 2012 – Prostitution: yes, we must sanction consumers!
Debate on prostitution: following the proposal of Najat Vallaud-Belkacem (Minister for Women's Rights) who wants to abolish prostitution, an appeal was sent out on August 23 in "le Nouvel Observateur" against the penalization of consumers. Sylviane Agacinski violently criticized this appeal.
June 19 2012 – 40 measures for a European strategy in the struggle against the trafficking of human beings
20.9 million people in the world are victims of forced labor (including sexual exploitation); 5.5 million are children, according to recent estimates of the International Organization on work (OIT).