Human Trafficking Handbook: Recognising Trafficking and Modern-Day Slavery in the UK

Human Trafficking Handbook: Recognising Trafficking and Modern-Day Slavery in the UK

By: Fairfax Fairfax (contributor), Peter Carter (contributor), Dykes Dykes (contributor), Parosha Chandran (contributor), Pam Bowen (contributor), Christine Beddoe (contributor), Jamila Duncan-Bosu (contributor), Colin Carswell (contributor), Saadiya Chaudary (contributor), Parosha Chandran (general_editor)Paperback

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Human trafficking, along with arms dealing and the illegal drugs trade, is one of the three largest criminal industries in the world, with an estimated $32 billion in annual profits. According to the International Labour Organization, there are some 12.3 million people in forced labour, bonded labour and commercial sexual servitude at any given time, of whom at least 2.4 million - including nearly 1 million children - will have been trafficked. Human trafficking affects every country in the world and spans all sectors of the economy from brothels to sweatshops, and farms to private homes. The trade of children for illegal adoptions, forced begging and cannabis cultivation generates massive profits for traffickers across Europe. However, despite global recognition of this horrific phenomenon, trafficking is a highly effective growth industry, and there remains a need for a greater level of understanding about this prolific criminal trade. This unique collection of original essays seeks to meet that need by bringing together for the first time expert perspectives from a wide range of key participants in the struggle against human trafficking in the United Kingdom. Edited and collated by award-winning human rights barrister Parosha Chandran, this precedent-setting text assembles the views of specialist lawyers, local authorities, doctors, non-governmental organisations, police officers and prosecutors as it surveys the major themes of human trafficking, ranging from domestic servitude to sexual and labour exploitation, and also carefully examines the impact of trafficking upon its victims. Expert legal and voluntary sector contributors explore and explain the identification, support, protection and compensation of trafficking victims - both adult and child - and law enforcement officials offer an exclusive insight into the investigation and prosecution of traffickers. Dedicated chapters on trafficking in Scotland and Northern Ireland complete a UK-wide examination of the issue. The Human Trafficking Handbook is an essential anthology of opinion and analysis written by experienced, passionate professionals who play a vital role in today's fight against modern-day slavery. "The picture painted by the book illustrates the stark reality that, despite the important advances which have been made in the United Kingdom in recent years, much remains to be done to respond more effectively to the threat and consequences of human trafficking, both of which are still disturbingly real. This excellent Handbook will not only contribute to a better understanding of the challenges presented by human trafficking but it will become an indispensable resource for all concerned with combating this pernicious trade." (Sir Nicolas Bratza, European Court of Human Rights)

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Contents

Foreword - Sir Nicolas Bratza, European Court of Human Rights; Preface - Parosha Chandran, 1 Pump Court Chambers; Contributors; Table of Cases; Table of Statutes; Table of Statutory Instruments; Table of European Legislation; Table of International Legislation; PART I - PERSPECTIVES ON IDENTIFICATION; 1. A Commentary on Interpreting Human Trafficking by Parosha Chandran; 2. The Identification of Victims of Trafficking by Parosha Chandran; 3. Forced Labour: Understanding and Identifying Labour Exploitation by Klara Skrivankova; 4. Identifying and Responding to Trauma in Victims of Trafficking and Exploitation by Dr Michael Korzinski PhD; 5. Assessment, Identification and Care for Suspected Victims of Child Trafficking: A Children Social Care Approach by Philip Ishola; 6. Obtaining Evidence from Traumatised Trafficked Persons by Kalvir Kaur; PART II - PERSPECTIVES ON HUMAN TRAFFICKING IN SCOTLAND AND NORTHERN IRELAND; 7. The Protection of Trafficking Victims in Scotland by Piya D. Muqit; 8. Human Trafficking in Northern Ireland by Lois Hamilton and Catherine Robinson; PART III - PERSPECTIVES ON SUPPORTING VICTIMS; 9. On the Safe Side: Providing Children who have been Trafficked with Safe Accommodation in the UK by Christine Beddoe, Kayte Fairfax and Andrew Howard; 10. Safety and Support for Victims of Trafficking for Sexual Exploitation in England and Wales by Sally Montier and Silva Hove; 11. Protecting the Needs of Victims of Domestic Servitude in the UK by Jenny Moss and Kate Roberts; PART IV - PERSPECTIVES ON THE LEGAL RECOGNITION OF RIGHTS AND DUTIES; 12. Child Trafficking in the UK in the Context of International Legal Protection by Nadine Finch; 13. ECHR and EU Protection for Victims of Trafficking in the UK by Saadiya Chaudary and Adam Weiss; 14. Residence for Victims of Trafficking in the UK: Humanitarian, asylum and human rights considerations by Parosha Chandran and Nadine Finch; PART V - PERSPECTIVES ON THE RIGHT TO COMPENSATION BY VICTIMS; 15. The Right to Compensation for Trafficked Persons: an Overview by Klara Skrivankova; 16. Damages Claims against Traffickers in the UK Courts for Harm Associated with Trafficking by Jawaid Luqmani; 17. Taking Cases for Victims of Domestic Servitude to the Employment Tribunal by Jamila Duncan-Bosu; 18. Compensation Claims by Victims of Trafficking under the Criminal Injuries Compensation Scheme by Giles Hutt and Harriet Dykes, Hogan Lovells; PART VI - PERSPECTIVES ON UK CRIMINAL LEGISLATION, THE PROSECUTION OF TRAFFICKERS AND THE CRIMINALISATION OF VICTIMS OF TRAFFICKING; 19. Trafficking-related Criminal Legislation in the UK, Special Measures for Victims and Sentencing Guidelines by Pam Bowen; 20. Preface to the Criminal Prosecution of Traffickers by Parosha Chandran; 21. Serious Crime Directorate 9 (SCD9): The Work of the Human Exploitation and Organised Crime Command by Detective Chief Superintendent Richard Martin and Detective Chief Inspector Nick Sumner; 22. Operation Golf: a UK and Romania Joint Investigation Tackling Romanian Organised Crime and Child Trafficking by Bernie Gravett (Superintendent Retired) and Chief Inspector Colin Carswell; 23. Child Trafficking Investigations and Prosecutions by Detective Constable Sarah Wood; 24. Protecting against the Criminalisation of Victims of Trafficking: Relevant CPS Legal Guidance for Adults and Children by Pam Bowen; 25. Protecting against the Criminalisation of Victims of Trafficking: Representing the Rights of Victims of Trafficking as Defendants in the Criminal Justice System by Peter Carter QC and Parosha Chandran; APPENDICES; Identification Indicators; 1. UNODC Human Trafficking Indicators; 2. National Referral Mechanism (NRM) Referral Forms - adult forms and children forms 435; Treaties; 3. Protocol to Prevent, Suppress and Punish Trafficking in Persons, especially Women and Children, supplementing the United Nations Convention against Transnational Organized Crime (Palermo Protocol 2000); 4. Council of Europe Convention on Action against Trafficking in Human Beings 2005; 5. Explanatory Report Council of Europe Convention on Action against Trafficking in Human Beings 2005; 6. Directive 2011/36/EU of the European Parliament and of the Council of 5 April 2011 on preventing and combating trafficking in human beings and protecting its victims, and replacing Council Framework Decision 2002/629/JHA; Multi-Agency Guidance; 7. 'Trafficking Toolkit; Tackling Trafficking' - UK Government, Criminal Justice Service, published 2009; Guidance: other; 8. London Safeguarding Trafficked Children Guidance, March 2011; 9. Crown Prosecution Service Legal Guidance on the Prosecution of Defendants (children and adults) charged with offences who might be Trafficked Victims, May 2011; 10. Position from ACPO Lead's on Child Protection and Cannabis Cultivation on Children and Young People Recovered in Cannabis Farms, August 2010; 11. Ministry of Justice Circular 2010/07 'Slavery, servitude and forced or compulsory labour: Implementation of section 71 of the Coroners and Justice Act 2009'; Summary Report; 12. Anti-Trafficking Monitoring Group Wrong kind of victimfi One year on: an analysis of UK measures to protect trafficked persons. Summary report, June 2010; Index

Product Details

  • publication date: 30/09/2011
  • ISBN13: 9781405765596
  • Format: Paperback
  • Number Of Pages: 635
  • ID: 9781405765596
  • weight: 1010
  • ISBN10: 1405765593

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