TRAFFICKING IN HUMAN BEINGS is the slavery of our time and is one of the world ‘s largest industries. Millions of people worldwide are affected, and most victims are women and children. Scandinavian Human Rights Lawyers have special expertise in the area of trafficking and forced prostitution, and provides legal assistance to victims of trafficking. We also work with various types of information and cooperation activities within the EU to combat human trafficking in Europe.

Nordic approach on prostitution

Current cases

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

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.

Trafficking Case – Madeleine and her son

Trafficking Case – Madeleine and her son

MADELEINE* APPLIED FOR asylum in Sweden in 2009. Madeleine, an orphan, had previously been forced to prostitution since she was a child in her home country in western Africa and was imprisoned after having participated in a pornographic movie.