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Children and young people

Children and young people

How does the law differ for children, what types of exploitation do they experience, age disputes and what are the signs that a child has been trafficked.
  • Child victims

    Presentation on the key legal provisions and issues concerning child victims of trafficking and slavery. This is an embedded Microsoft...
  • Who is a child?

    A child in UK law is someone who is under 18 years of age. This is reflected in a number...
  • Types of exploitation

    It is common for many victims of trafficking to have suffered multiple forms of exploitation, often at the same time. For...
  • Council of Europe 2005

    The Council of Europe Convention on Action Against Trafficking in Human Beings came into force in the UK on 1 April...
  • Accommodation and support

    Local authorities may have a duty to accommodate those who are not eligible for homelessness assistance or Home Office support...
  • Age disputes

    It is common for many children who have been trafficked to either have no identity documents or have been given...
  • Children and the NRM

    No consent is required from the child for a referral to the National Referral Mechanism. This position was explained to...