Through an analysis of the existing literature and national policies, interviews with key informants, and a survey of target mobile populations identified as potentially vulnerable, the study revealed the following:
The emigrant population has certain emotional, social and cultural requirements, which they fulfil by maintaining a certain degree of relationship with their origin country. This in many cases result in strong economic, social and cultural interactions. Because of these links, Bangladesh along with... Read more
Romania is one of the main countries of origin in South Eastern Europe for victims of trafficking, most of whom are trafficked for the purpose of sexual exploitation. The number of trafficking cases and their dynamics in Romania over the last few years speak of a reality that has already settled in... Read more
IOM Moldova has released the first comprehensive assessment of migration management structures conducted in Moldova - a country where one third of the working age population is working abroad, many illegally.
The 53-page assessment, funded by the Swedish International Development Cooperation Agency... Read more
Contemporary migration from Morocco can be traced back to the colonial period. Sustained by the economic boom in Europe and the need for labour migrants, migration was sharply restricted in the early 1970s, although already existing transcontinental family networks as well as official family... Read more
Migrant remittances are crucial to the population of one of the world's poorest countries, ensuring food security not only for immediate family members but also friends, the extended family and clan networks. In order to understand the correlation between migration, remittances and development,... Read more
This study-diagnosis on "Migration, Prostitution and Trafficking in Dominican Women in Argentina" is the result of research work whose main goal was to cast light on the relation between migration, prostitution and trafficking, taking as reference a group of Dominican women who emigrated to... Read more
This study points out the needs for strengthening the protection of migrants' human rights in international and national law and discusses some the practical obstacles that make it difficult for them to enjoy their human rights. The study also discusses migrants' heightened vulnerability to human... Read more
This research has contributed to raise awareness of the policy and operational approaches of protection schemes,among officials involved in combating trafficking and those serving this target population. It has also improved participants’ level of expertise in assisting and protecting of victims of... Read more
This report provides a comprehensive view of the mechanisms and institutions involved in the trafficking of women in Turkey. The aim is to gain a better understanding of the issue and to propose necessary remedies and policy measures to address this phenomenon.
After the dissolution of the Former Soviet Union, the area of the current 12 Commonwealth of Independent States (CIS) became a widely used corridor for irregular migration and trafficking in human beings, both from within and outside the region. Lack of relevant legislation and needed... Read more
The term 'feminization of international migration' has been used to describe the recent increase in women's independent migration, especially as labourers. Women's migration, in order to work in the informal sector, including as domestic workers, has shaped this recent trend. There is, however,... Read more