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    Letter from a mother to the politicians

    Dear policy-maker, dear politician,I am a woman and a mother. And I have a lot to tell you about I have worked during many years outside home and now I devote myself 100% to my family. Since I started working I felt that the entry of women to the workforce followed a masculine pattern and […] More

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    Prosecution of human trafficking in Italy (TIP2018)

    The government increased law enforcement efforts. The 2003 Measures Against Trafficking in Persons law criminalized sex and labor trafficking and prescribed penalties of eight to 20 years imprisonment, which were sufficiently stringent and, with respect to sex trafficking, commensurate with penalties prescribed for other serious offenses, such as rape. The government did not disaggregate law […] More

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    Trafficking in Italy (TIP2018)

    The Government of Italy fully meets the minimum standardsfor the elimination of trafficking. The government continued todemonstrate serious and sustained efforts during the reportingperiod; therefore Italy remained on Tier 1. The governmentdemonstrated serious and sustained efforts by improvingcoordination among government agencies, internationalorganizations, and NGOs in identification of trafficking victimsupon arrival of irregular migrants by sea; […] More

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    Protection and prevention of human trafficking in Italy (TIP2018)

    PROTECTIONThe government increased protection efforts. The Departmentof Equal Opportunity (DEO) coordinated protection efforts andreported government-supported NGOs assisted 1,354 potentialvictims in 2017, a significant increase from 851 victims assistedin 2016; however, this figure did not differentiate betweenvictims of trafficking and other forms of exploitation, and thusthe actual increase in trafficking victim identification is unclear.Of the total, […] More

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    Protection and prevention of human trafficking in Moldova (TIP 2018)

    The government of Moldova maintained victim protection efforts. The government identified 249 trafficking victims in 2017, compared with 232 in 2016. Of these identified victims, 48 were children, an increase from 35 in 2016. Some law enforcement officials may have intentionally avoided taking action on victim identification and investigation of trafficking crimes. Border police did […] More

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    Prosecution of human trafficking in Moldova (TIP 2018)

    The government of Moldova increased law enforcement efforts. Articles 165 and 206 of the criminal code criminalized all forms of trafficking. The law prescribed penalties of five to 12 years imprisonment for adult trafficking; and eight to 12 years imprisonment for child trafficking; and up to 20 years imprisonment in cases with aggravating circumstances. These […] More

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