trafficking and exploitation

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 […]

trafficking and exploitation

Trafficking in Italy (TIP2018)

The Government of Italy fully meets the minimum standards for the elimination of trafficking. The government continued to demonstrate serious and sustained efforts during the reporting period; therefore Italy remained on Tier 1. The government […]

trafficking and exploitation

Protection and prevention of human trafficking in Italy (TIP2018)

PROTECTION The government increased protection efforts. The Department of Equal Opportunity (DEO) coordinated protection efforts and reported government-supported NGOs assisted 1,354 potential victims in 2017, a significant increase from 851 victims assisted in 2016; however, […]

trafficking and exploitation

Prostitution is not a Sex Work

Why is the term “sex work” problematic when referring to prostitution? The sex industry is invested in the use of such terms as “sex work” and “sex worker” when referring to prostitution. Prostitution is not […]

marriage and love

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 […]

trafficking and exploitation

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 […]

trafficking and exploitation

Trafficking in Moldova (TIP2018)

The Government of Moldova does not fully meet the minimum standards for the elimination of trafficking; however, it is making significant efforts to do so. The government demonstrated increasing efforts compared to the previous reporting […]