Presentation on theme: "Human Trafficking Justine Currell Head of Human Trafficking Home Office."— Presentation transcript:
Human Trafficking Justine Currell Head of Human Trafficking Home Office
The UK Governments view Low volume, high harm crime Organised and covert Global Targeting of vulnerable people Different types of exploitation 2
What is Human Trafficking? 3 Recruitment, transportation, transfer, harbouring or receipt of persons. Using threats, force, coercion, fraud or deception (irrelevant for children) For the purpose of exploitation which includes: sexual exploitation, forced labour, slavery, servitude, or the removal of organs.
4 The UK Governments Approach Human trafficking strategy – published July 2011 EU Directive on combating trafficking in human beings Inter-Departmental Ministerial Group National Referral Mechanism UK Human Trafficking Centre and the National Crime Agency
Key work strands Raising awareness Working with the private sector Engaging with source countries Victim care and support
Key Challenges Data Consistency in response Making the UK more hostile to traffickers Reducing demand