This paper is a summary of a brief on child trafficking. A lack of coherent data on trafficking is significantly hampering efforts to tackle and address child trafficking. It gives recommendations to the government to ensure that all children and vulnerable young people have access to publicly funded legal advice and representation for immigration cases.

Month of publication 
January
Year of publication 
2011
Number of pages 
3
Author 
n/a
Category 
Research
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