Trafficking in Human Beings: Uniform Definitions for Better Measuring and for Effective Counter-Measures
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Monitoring trafficking in human beings for sexual or other forms of exploitation is at present difficult because of the lack of common definitions and measuring rules, but also because of a general lack of adequate records of the phenomenon. Reasonable measurement would need to combine law enforcement and NGO sources for a fuller and more complete review of the phenomenon. It is suggested that the Dutch trafficking reporting system be taken as a starting point for developing improved monitoring systems.
KeywordsCrime Prevention Sexual Exploitation Crime Statistic Organise Crime Europe Publishing
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