This briefing paper gives an overview of the movement or harbouring of children for the purposes of exploitation - child trafficking. It covers the trafficking of children into the country as well as the trafficking and exploitation or movement of children within the UK for the purposes of exploitation.

Month of publication 
January
Year of publication 
2012
Number of pages 
28
Author 
The Children's Society
Category 
Parliamentary briefings
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Still at risk - full report

Too many trafficked children are not being adequately protected by the agencies that are supposed to be supporting them. Our report, jointly produced with the Refugee Council and funded by the Home office, found that there have been some improvements with help for trafficked children. Yet far too many opportunities to protect them are being missed because of a culture of doubt and suspicion among professionals.

Date published 
September 2013
Number of pages 
90

Still at risk - summary

Too many trafficked children are not being adequately protected by the agencies that are supposed to be supporting them. Our report, jointly produced with the Refugee Council and funded by the Home office, found that there have been some improvements with help for trafficked children. Yet far too many opportunities to protect them are being missed because of a culture of doubt and suspicion among professionals.

Date published 
September 2013
Number of pages 
6