Trafficking in human beings - vote - 5.10.23

10-10-2023 - 11:41
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On Thursday, 5 October 2023, the FEMM Committee jointly with the LIBE Committee voted on a draft report on the directive on "Preventing and combating trafficking in human beings and protecting its victims".

The draft report calls for improvements to the proposal in relation to financial compensation for victims, guarantees of their immunity for cooperation in investigations, fight against online crime, financial penalties for convicted legal person, training for professionals, early identification and support for victims among applicants for international protection, criminalisation of any user, whether aware or unaware, of sexual services provided by a victim of trafficking, and data collection.