Trafficking in persons

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, and monitoring anti-trafficking legislation and

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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 is becoming a sort of

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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, published a final paper at

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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 point of view, at a

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On this year’s World Day Against Trafficking in Persons, I stressed the need for a profound change in States’ approaches to migration and trafficking

On this year’s World Day Against Trafficking in Persons, I stressed the need for a profound change in States’ approaches to migration and trafficking, in

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The Human Rights Podcast

During my recent visit to Galway, which marked my appointment as Adjunct Professor at the Irish Centre for Human Rights, National University of Ireland Galway,

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Today I presented to HRC my report focusing on innovative and transformative models of social inclusion of victims and survivors of trafficking in persons

Today I presented to HRC my report focusing on innovative and transformative models of social inclusion of victims and survivors of trafficking in persons. So

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On 27th and 28th June, I presented the report on my country visit to Nigeria

On 27th and 28th June, I presented the report on my country visit to Nigeria. I have commended Nigeria’s comprehensive anti-trafficking legal framework and specialised

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30 July 2019 – World Day Against Trafficking in Persons

On this year’s World Day Against Trafficking in Persons, I stressed the need for a profound change in States’ approaches to migration and trafficking, in

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