An Introductory Guide to Anti-Trafficking Action in Internal Displacement Contexts: 2020
The Guidance is the product of two years of consultations between the Global Protection Cluster Task Team on Anti-Trafficking in Humanitarian Action and protection cluster colleagues and partners.
The objective of the Guidance is to introduce humanitarian practitioners to the issue of trafficking in persons in all types of crises involving internally displaced persons. It sets out ways in which humanitarian practitioners working in internal displacement contexts can support and complement States’ efforts to comply with their anti-trafficking obligations under national and international law.
The Guidance aims to assist in the detection, identification, referral, protection and assistance of trafficked persons who may be internally displaced persons (IDPs), part of the crisis-affected population or the host community. It also provides guidance on preventing trafficking, and the relevant partners to work with an anti-trafficking action.
- SECTION 1: Understanding trafficking in persons and the roles of responders
- Why is trafficking in persons a humanitarian protection concern?
- How does trafficking manifest in crisis contexts?
- What makes crisis-affected communities and individuals
- vulnerable to trafficking in persons?
- Who is vulnerable to trafficking in persons?
- Roles and coordination of anti-trafficking responses in crisis contexts
- Context analysis
- SECTION 2: Prevention and protection responses for trafficked persons
- Extracting data on human trafficking
- Anti-trafficking responses
- Recognizing and responding to cases of trafficking
- SECTION 3: Operational guidance for identifying, referring and managing cases
- Step 1: Initial detection and screening
- Step 2: Verification by in-depth interview
- Step 3: Intake and case management
- Step 4: Referral to services
- All steps: Safety and security