Trafficking

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Northern Ireland's new three-year modern slavery and human trafficking strategy has gone out to consultation. The 12-week public consultation seeks views and comments from individuals and organisations across all sectors to ensure that the resulting strategy is as informed, comprehensive and effecti

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Ireland is sliding backwards on tackling human trafficking, with the number of investigations decreasing and the number of prosecutions and convictions at a very low level, an expert group has warned. The Council of Europe's Group of Experts on Action against Trafficking in Human Beings (GRETA) urge

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State agencies and NGOs will be given a role in identifying victims of human trafficking following concerns that victims are slipping through the cracks. Ministers yesterday approved plans for a revised national referral mechanism (NRM), which will also be put on a statutory footing through primary

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A government bill on human trafficking needs to be toughened to be brought in line with EU and UN standards, the Irish Human Rights and Equality Commission has said. The rights watchdog, designated under EU law as Ireland's independent national rapporteur on the trafficking of human beings, has publ

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The Irish Human Rights and Equality Commission (IHREC) has been designated as Ireland’s independent national rapporteur on human trafficking, for the purposes of EU anti-human trafficking legislation. The role will include carrying out of assessments of trends in trafficking in human beings, t

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