Incorporating A Victim and Survivor Centred Methodology into Practice – A perspective from ECPAT Norway 

ECPAT Norway is an organisation working to prevent the sexual exploitation and trafficking of children. We are part of the ECPAT international network which includes 122 partner organisations in 104 countries all working to prevent the exploitation of children. Children’s rights, voices and experiences, especially victims and survivors, are at the heart of our work at ECPAT Norway. Importantly, this has been enshrinedContinue reading Incorporating A Victim and Survivor Centred Methodology into Practice – A perspective from ECPAT Norway “

The Justice Initiative – Restoring justice for victims of abuse in Europe

This is a blog piece written by ECPAT Norway’s senior advisor that visited Switzerland for the symposium. ECPAT Norway travelled to Switzerland last weekend to support a European Initiative seeking truth and reparations for victims and survivors of child sexual abuse. What was the catalyst that brought together this large group of committed individuals intoContinue reading “The Justice Initiative – Restoring justice for victims of abuse in Europe”

Humans for Humans – Digital series: Mental Health & Human Trafficking

Ernesto Gallardo León is a Doctor of Philosophy from the National Autonomous University of Mexico. Ernesto is a professor at UNAM, at Facultad de Filosofía y Letras (Faculty of Philosophy) where he teaches classes at Colegio de Filosofía y en el Colegio de Letras Modernas. He is also a master’s degree professor at the AnahuacContinue reading “Humans for Humans – Digital series: Mental Health & Human Trafficking”

Mental Health & Human Trafficking

Digital series by Humans for Humans We would like to invite you to our digital series designed for professionals working withhuman trafficking survivors or fighting against this crime.We invited several global professionals to provide a free class, webinar or lecture aboutdifferent topics related to mental health and human trafficking, to help understand thestruggles faced byContinue reading “Mental Health & Human Trafficking”

HopeNow are joining the If You Speak Up, I Will Join family!

We are pleased to announce that HopeNow, a Danish NGO working with victims and survivors of human trafficking, have become partners within the If You Speak Up, I Will Join project. HopeNow was established in 2007 to support the empowerment and human rights of trafficked people. The mission of HopeNow is to seek, find, identify,Continue reading “HopeNow are joining the If You Speak Up, I Will Join family!”

Anti-Trafficking Hackathon

The organization Humans for humans is organizing a Hackathon to develop the first software to help survivors of human trafficking. The tech competition takes place online from November 27-29. If you want to participate, you can visit this page to register: https://humansfor.org/hackathon/ We encourage you to tip all technical talents you know about the opportunityContinue reading “Anti-Trafficking Hackathon”

International Survivors of Trafficking Advisory Council (ISTAC)

Call for applications (closed) Based on the Ministerial Council Decisions 6/18, 6/17 and 7/17 of the Organization for Security and Co-operation in Europe (OSCE) and in line with its mandate to assist participating States in the implementation of their human dimension commitments, the OSCE Office for Democratic Institutions and Human Rights (ODIHR) is launching theContinue reading “International Survivors of Trafficking Advisory Council (ISTAC)”

Mental Health & Human Trafficking

Digital series by Humans for Humans We would like to invite you to our digital series designed for professionals working withhuman trafficking survivors or fighting against this crime.We invited several global professionals to provide a free class, webinar or lecture aboutdifferent topics related to mental health and human trafficking, to help understand thestruggles faced byContinue reading “Mental Health & Human Trafficking”

Are you really including me?

By Katarina Felicia Lundgren I think long term support and rehabilitation and social inclusion are key components for survivors, and of course functioning legal systems and proper education for “helpers” (meaning all people who work with people). As a child, teenager and young woman trying to get out of a severely abusive environment, no oneContinue reading “Are you really including me?”

Jewel’s Story: The Only Way Out Is Through

In 2016 I arrived in Copenhagen and was forced out onto the streets to have sex with men for money. The very first night at 2 am shaking with nerves, I met an outreach worker from HopeNow. The woman pushing her bike seemed kind and tried to give me her mobile phone number. My madameContinue reading “Jewel’s Story: The Only Way Out Is Through”