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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 global

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,

Governments must protect the health and rights of the most vulnerable people including migrants, trafficked and exploited persons.

COVID-19 has a horrible impact on the most vulnerable, including asylum seekers, refugees and undocumented migrants including trafficked persons.  Those

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

Stop Slavery Awards

The Thomson Reuters Stop Slavery Award: a nice opportunity to value innovative actions to help trafficking and slavery victims to

Presentation to HRC

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


Maria Grazia Giammarinaro

International expert on trafficking and expoitation. 

Adjunct Professor of Human Rights Law.

Formerly judge - court of Rome.

Former UN Special Repporteur on trafficking in persons, especially women and children.

20 Years After:  Implementing and Going Beyond the Palermo Protocol Talk Station con Raffaele Mortelliti