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Scandinavian Human Dignity Award 2017 to the Swedish Salvation Army for their work against trafficking in human beings

Scandinavian Human Dignity Award 2017 to the Swedish Salvation Army for their work against trafficking in human beings

On November 22, the Scandinavian Human Rights Lawyers and the Scandinavian Human Rights Committee awarded the Swedish Salvation Army with the Scandinavian Human Dignity Award. The award was given to the managers of the Salvation Army’s sheltered housing for women exposed to trafficking, abuse and exploitation. The award ceremony took place in the Salvation Army’s headquarters in Stockholm, with the presence of women and children living in the shelters of the Salvation Army.

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Human trafficking, sexual abuse and violence – how can we cooperate to make a change?

Human trafficking, sexual abuse and violence – how can we cooperate to make a change?

On October 5, 2017 the European Court of Human Rights decided to close the case of C.A. and P.A. v. Sweden (75348/16) as the Swedish authorities have now assured the European Court that a 28-year-old mother and her 6-year-old daughter will not be transferred to Italy but will have their application for asylum examined in Sweden. The European Court of Human Rights therefore considers that the family is no longer at risk of inhumane and degrading treatment or slavery in the form of trafficking in human beings in Italy, thus closing the case.

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The European Court of Human Rights makes final decision in human trafficking case

On October 5, 2017 the European Court of Human Rights decided to close the case of C.A. and P.A. v. Sweden (75348/16) as the Swedish authorities have now assured the European Court that a 28-year-old mother and her 6-year-old daughter will not be transferred to Italy but will have their application for asylum examined in Sweden. The European Court of Human Rights therefore considers that the family is no longer at risk of inhumane and degrading treatment or slavery in the form of trafficking in human beings in Italy, thus closing the case.

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Swedish Midwife Case to the European Court of Human Rights

Swedish Midwife Case to the European Court of Human Rights

Uppsala, Sweden: On April 12 the Swedish Labour Court ruled against midwife Ellinor Grimmark who was unjustly denied employment by three different hospitals because of her conscientious objection to abortion and because she expressed her opinion publicly in the media....

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Workshop & Study Visit Uppsala Sweden

Workshop & Study Visit Uppsala Sweden

A workshop & study visit was organized in Uppsala Sweden between 9-10 March 2017 as part of the transnational project Strenghtening multidisciplinary cooperation to ensure an effective referral,...

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