Data and Research on Human Trafficking: A Global Survey

Frank Laczko, Elzbieta Godzdziak
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This document is a collection of a number of papers presenting a broad overview of current research and data on trafficking in particular regions of the world. Nine of the articles focus on specific regions, and three of the articles explore issues relating to research methods. The papers, in total, give readers an opportunity to not only see the current state of research on global trafficking, but to also consider the suggestions by some authors for areas in need of more study.

The articles include:

  • Methodological challenges in empirical studies on human trafficking, and in research with trafficked persons
  • Designing trafficking research from a labour market perspective
  • Review of research in sub-Saharan Africa
  • Review of research on trafficking in North America
  • Review of recent research on trafficking in the Latin American and Caribbean regions, research on trafficking in South Asia, East Asia, South-East Asia and Oceania,
  • Research on trafficking in Europe,
  • Research in trafficking in the Middle East
  • Bibliography of human trafficking by region
  • Notes and Commentary

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