This paper from the Australian Institute of Criminology presents information on the type of assistance that should be provided to trafficked persons.
Using the experiences of trafficked Indonesians, this paper from the Australian Institute of Criminology presents information on the type of assistance that should be provided to trafficked persons. Data from the International Organization for Migration's (IOM's) Indonesia Counter Trafficking Module (CTM) Database were used to analyze the types of support and assistance that trafficked persons need. The paper provides details on the types of exploitation experienced by men, women, and children. The majority, 84 percent, of trafficked persons were exploited for labor purposes not related to the sex industry, with men used mostly for plantation, factory, and construction work, and women and children used mostly for domestic work. The types of abuse suffered by trafficked persons included psychological abuse, forced drug abuse, ideological pressures, and physical abuse including deprivation of food and water. While the types of abuse suffered by both men and women are similar, the types of support services they require will be very different and vary according to age and gender. These differences are discussed in detail in this report. The report also discusses the different types of support and assistance that should be provided to trafficked persons based on the type of exploitation. Figures and references
Australian Institute of Criminology
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Trends & Issues in Crime and Criminal Justice No. 450, May 2013