The project is under the “Prevention of and Fight Against Crime” Programme and aims to contribute to the prevention of trafficking of human beings and to the victim identification and referral by combating exploitative brokering practices through social auditing.It is based on the premise that social auditing significantly contributes to the fight of all forms of trafficking of human beings including exploitation for the purpose of forced marriages and inter-country adoptions.
Specifically, the project has the following objectives:
• To raise awareness of the role of exploitative brokering practices in trafficking of human beings.
With these objectives in mind, the project will produce the following deliverables:
• A multidisciplinary study of exploitative brokering practices involving EU-based actors.
The project consortium includes partners from 5 EU countries – members and Turkey. In specific the partners are: Psychology and Social Sciences Faculty of COIMBRA University (Portugal), European Institute for Local Development –EILD (Greece), University of Bacau (Romania), Center for the Study and Prevention of Child Abuse and Neglect (Greece), ANKEY Consulting and Trading (Turkey), The Tavistok Institute of Human Relations (UK), Associazione fra gli Artigiani e le Piccole e Medie Imprese della Provincia di Terni (Italy).
Full title: Prevention of and Fight Against Crime