This paper summarises the main profiles and trends relating to child victims of trafficking and looks at recent international and national policies introduced to tackle the problem. It highlights a number of issues affecting child victims of trafficking identified by our services working with child victims of trafficking as significant areas of concern and suggests what should be done to tackle these.

Month of publication 
January
Year of publication 
2012
Number of pages 
28
Author 
n/a
Category 
Research
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