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Workers must be free from exploitation

1 May: this celebration reminds us that so many workers live and work in a condition of serious exploitation, in

5 arguments against the “Nordic Model” on prostitution, based on a feminist approach

The criminalisation of buyers of sexual services, which is an essential component of the “nordic model”, backed by one wing

Beyond trafficking and slavery. Are our laws cut out for addressing systemic exploitation?

Shortcomings of the implementation of the 2000 Palermo Protocol Since the late 1990s I have been committed to establishing, implementing,

Acknowledging women’s vulnerability and agency

As a women’s rights advocate, and during my six year mandate as UN Special rapporteur on trafficking in persons especially

5° Report “Agromafie e Caporalato”

Proud to contribute to the 5° Report “Agromafie e Caporalato” recently published by FLAI-CGIL,  the Italian Trade Union of agricultural

A “Manifesto” against human trafficking and exploitation

More than 50 Civil Society Organizations worldwide have endorsed so far my “Concluding Remarks and Recommendations” a living document which

Trafficked persons must be protected from detention and prosecution.

30 July 2020: On World Day against Trafficking in Persons, Maria Grazia Giammarinaro, the Special Rapporteur on trafficking in persons,

20 Years After: Implementing and Going Beyond the Palermo Protocol

Two webinars highlighted the need for change in the approach to trafficking in persons, both from a cultural and legal

Presentation to HRC

I presented today my report to the Human Rights Council, calling for a shift from a law enforcement to a