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KOK Annual Review 2023

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At the mid-term of the German Bundestag’s mandateat the end of 2023, many of the measures in the coalition agreement to combat trafficking in human beings and violence against women have not (yet) been implemented. This is particularly true for the creation of a humanitarian right of residence for trafficked persons. The KOK is calling for swift implementation and has made concrete proposals to politicians.  The latest KOK data records on trafficking in human beings for 2022 shows a continuing high number of cases in the specialised counselling centres, with many clients from third countries. For these individuals, a humanitarian right of residence is paramount to enforce their rights to protection and support.

However, there were also positive developments in 2023, such as the National Rapporteur on Trafficking in Human Beings taking up its work and the constructive discussions during the country visits of the Council of Europe Group of Experts on Action against Trafficking in Human Beings.

Further information on the work of the KOK and important events in the past year can be found in the annual review. This is available as a download (PDF) in German and English.

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