Presentation on theme: "Assisted Return for Victims of Trafficking and Foreign Persons in Prostitution Claes Lyckner, Coordinator Return VoT 2014-01-28."— Presentation transcript:
Assisted Return for Victims of Trafficking and Foreign Persons in Prostitution Claes Lyckner, Coordinator Return VoT 2014-01-28
General challenges in international assisted return in Sweden Preparedness to give support regardless where the victim is found in Sweden and regardless country of return! limited knowledge on assisted (international) return 290 municipalities and social services lack of ear-marked funding for costly return and reintegration lack of possibilities to maintain updated information on suitable recipients, service providers and return programmes in the countries of origin difficulties to give support in the entire return process, including re-integration Assisted Voluntary Return and Reintegration for Victims of Trafficking and Foreign Persons in Prostitution
Support in three stages 1.Pre-departure phase information & counselling to social services family-tracing, tracing of child protection authorities, family assessments (if embassies of CoO is unable) acquisition of travel documents needs assessment and available support in CoO travel arrangements, incl. tickets, itineraries risk and security assessment 2.Travel provision of escorts transit assistance at airports 3.Post-arrival reception assistance onward transportation referral to partners, as necessary reintegration assistance, monitoring and follow-up
Re-integration support (three months) Safe housing Someone to talk to - therapist, psychologist Contact with health care (STD, HIV, Asthma, TBC) Re-insertion into school Legal aid to the family (divorce, custody rights, acquiring ID, health insurance) Financial support: (1) everyday living costs, expenses (150 USD*3months=450 USD) (2) special medical care (Note! Need based 300 USD)* (3) housing support. (Note! Need based 300 USD)* (4) Re-integration support, income-generating support: training courses, internships, help getting back to school, (application, help with tuition fees) 3000 USD* * in-kind
Referall mechanism (process) adults Social servicesCABSIOM Helsinki IOM Field office CoO PoliceSMBNGOs Local service providers, authorities etc. SwedenCountry of origin
Referall mechanism (process) minors Social services CABS IOM Helsinki Child protection authority Courts IOM Field office CoO Admin courts (12) SMB Chief Guardian Comm. (290) Legal Guardian Embassy Local service providers, authorities etc. SwedenCountry of origin
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