Human Trafficking Assessment in South Central, Somalia

  • Date
  • Place
    Somalia
  • Client
    International organization for Migration - IOM

The assessment was commissioned by IOM and implemented in collaboration with the Federal Government of Somalia, with financial support from the Government of Japan. The assessment sought to establish the trends of human trafficking in South Central Somalia whose findings will enable IOM to facilitate the implementation of appropriate activities through its projected interventions to combat human trafficking and support the establishment and implementation of appropriate systems and structures within the government institutions to help address human trafficking in South Central Somalia.

The primary purpose of the assessment was to: gain a comprehensive overview and understanding of Trafficking In Person (TIP); assess affected populations, recent trends, and their nature and form(s); understand how Tip is carried out (the modus operandi), and identify measures appropriate to responding to (Tip) in southern and central Somalia