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Helping survivors of human trafficking reintegrate across the Mekong countries (April 2017)

BANGKOK, 7 April 2017 – Today a new tool to support the reintegration of trafficking survivors was released by NEXUS Institute, the United Nations Action for Cooperation Against Trafficking in Persons (UN-ACT) and World Vision. The guidebook – Supporting the Reintegration of Trafficked Persons: A Guidebook for the Greater Mekong Sub-Region – is for practitioners […]

Human Trafficking in Indonesia: The Difficult Road Home (July 2016)

NEXUS Institute is pleased to announce the release of Human Trafficking in Indonesia: The Difficult Road Home, with photographs by award-winning photojournalist Peter Biro. This photo essay is based on NEXUS’ research study Going home. Challenges in the reintegration of trafficking victims in Indonesia, which explores the reintegration experiences of more than 100 Indonesian trafficking victims […]

The experiences of Indonesian trafficking victims in new NEXUS report: Going home (June 2016)

NEXUS Institute is pleased to announce the release of its study on the reintegration of trafficking victims in Indonesia – Going home. Challenges in the reintegration of trafficking victims in Indonesia, authored by Rebecca Surtees, Laura S. Johnson, Thaufiek Zulbaharay and Suarni Daeng Caya. Going home, based on repeat interviews with seventy-five Indonesian trafficking victims, explores […]

Technical Discussion on Enhancing Reintegration Support by Civil Society Organizations, Puncak, West Java, Indonesia (May 2016)

On May 26 and 27, 2016, NEXUS held a technical discussion in Puncak, West Java, with civil society organizations, on enhancing the reintegration of trafficking victims. The technical discussion focused on sharing experiences and lessons learned among service providers in West Java and Jakarta, including challenges and obstacles faced in supporting the reintegration of trafficking […]

Protecting Victims of Trafficking by Enhancing Integrated Services in Indonesia (April 2016)

On April 29, 2016, NEXUS launched its Directory of Services for Indonesian Trafficking Victims and Exploited Migrant Workers in conjunction with IOM’s Mapping Government Services and Resources for Victim Assistance Handbook. NEXUS’ Directory of Services is a practical resource for trafficking victims and exploited migrants, which provides detailed information about their rights as trafficking victims, available assistance and […]

Directory of Services for Indonesian Trafficking Victims (April 2016)

The NEXUS Institute, together with the Indonesian Ministry of Women’s Empowerment and Child Protection (MoWECP) and the Indonesian Ministry of Social Affairs (MoSA), are pleased to announce the publication of a Directory of Services for Indonesian Trafficking Victims and Exploited Migrant Workers (available in English and Bahasa Indonesian). This Directory of Services is for trafficking victims and […]

The lucrative business of slavery (February 2016)

In February 2016, NEXUS Senior Researcher Rebecca Surtees spoke with Laura Villadiego of La Marea about the importance of reintegration for trafficked fishers [the article is in Spanish]. “We have to consider the cost of not supporting reintegration [of the victims]. If they do not receive comprehensive and individualized support, they may not recover from [the experience […]

National Seminar with Government of Indonesia (December 2015)

On December 14, 2015, NEXUS conducted a national seminar on reintegration of trafficking victims in partnership with the Government of Indonesia’s Ministry of Women’s Empowerment and Child Protection (MoWECP) and Ministry of Social Affairs (MoSA). The national seminar was opened and facilitated by Mr. Heru (Deputy of Women’s Protection, MoWECP), Ms. Niken (Deputy Assistant for […]

Forced Labor in Fishing – Addressing the Problem (November 2015)

NEXUS has conducted a range of research on human trafficking in the fishing industry. In November 2015, Senior Researcher Rebecca Surtees served as a conference panelist at the ILO International Conference on Labour Exploitation in the Fishing Sector in the Atlantic Region in Oslo, Norway and spoke with the ILO about possible remedies to labor exploitation in […]

EU-Level Dialogue on Reintegration of Trafficking Victims, Brussels (June 2015)

On June 30, 2015, the King Baudouin Foundation (KBF) hosted a closed-door EU-level workshop on the reintegration of trafficking victims in the Balkans. Between 2007 and 2014, more than 1700 trafficked persons and their families throughout the region benefitted from the KBF and Deutsche Gesellschaft für Internationale Zusammenarbeit (GIZ) funded Trafficking Victims Re/integration Programme  (TVRP), through […]

New Report on Victim Reintegration in the Balkans: Life Beyond Trafficking (May 2015)

In May 2015, NEXUS Institute, King Baudouin Foundation (KBF) and Deutsche Gesellschaft für Internationale Zusammenarbeit (GIZ) released a new report on trafficking victim reintegration in the Balkans. Beyond Trafficking: The re/integration of trafficking victims in the Balkans 2007-2014 is an evaluation of the Trafficking Victims Re/integration Programme (TVRP), which was launched by KBF in 2006 to enhance […]

The experiences of fishermen at sea in new NEXUS report: In African waters (December 2014)

The NEXUS Institute and the International Organization for Migration (IOM) are pleased to announce the publication of a study on trafficking within the commercial fishing industry – In African waters. The trafficking of Cambodian fishers in South Africa, authored by Rebecca Surtees, Senior Researcher, NEXUS Institute. This study discusses the trafficking of Cambodian men for […]

Human Trafficking Casebook Available (April 2014)

NEXUS Institute’s Founder, President & CEO, Stephen Warnath, is co-author with three distinguished experts and law school educators of the publication: Human Trafficking Law and Policy. This book for the first time brings together the key case law, legislation and scholarship that comprise domestic and international human trafficking law and its policy context. The book’s prominent […]