European Network Against Trafficking in Human Beings

About trafficking

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Despite what many Europeans think, human trafficking and labour exploitation does not only occur in developing countries, nor is it only linked to products that come from outside Europe, like coffee and chocolate. Sadly, our continent is far from a safe haven when it comes to the protection of labour rights. Inhumane treatment of workers, deception, coercion or withholding of salary and identity documents are certainly not uncommon here.

Due to unique factors within each European country and the many forms of labour exploitation, there is no quick fix or simple solution. However, by recognising what is happening, we can begin to change it. We can move towards a more humane and fair way of producing our goods in Europe.

With this in mind, La Strada International and 30 European partner organisations have developed the campaign Used in Europe: human trafficking and labour exploitation on our continent.

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Campaign Toolkit

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- Press release 18 October 2014
- Statement 18 October 2014
- Used in Europe brochure in English
- Used in Europe brochure in Bosnian
- Used in Europe brochure in Czech
- Used in Europe brochure in French
- Used in Europe brochure in Greek (Cyprus production)
- Used in Europe brochure in Greek (Greece production)
- Used in Europe brochure in Italian
- Used in Europe brochure in Macedonian
- Used in Europe brochure in Romanian
- Used in Europe brochure in Spanish
- Used in Europe brochure in Turkish
- Used in Europe brochure in Ukrainian

Participating NGOs:

EU logoThe campaign is co-funded by the Prevention of and Fight Against Crime Programme of the European Union.

Latest news

Justice at Last - Access to Compensation for Trafficked Persons

Today, on EU Anti-Trafficking Day 2016, we call on European governments to implement ten action points to improve access to justice and compensation for trafficked persons. 

Statement on Amnesty International policy on sex workers rights

La Strada International welcomes Amnesty International’s policy on sex workers' rights and decriminalisation of sex work

Tackling human trafficking at the roots

This article by Amy Weatherburn from the Vrije Universiteit Brussel highlights some of the achievements of the TRACE project so far.

LSI Statement on EU Ant-Trafficking Day

On the ninth EU Anti-Trafficking Day, La Strada International calls for improved labour protection for all (migrant) workers and increased identification of trafficked persons in all sectors of the economy.