Trafficking

The Commissioner's office has published research around the form child trafficking takes in Scotland, and the extent to which it occurs.

Trafficking publications

Scotland: a safe place for child traffickers? A scoping study into the nature and extent of child trafficking in Scotland

Centre for Rural Childhood, March 2011. The purpose of this study was to provide the Commissioner with an understanding of child trafficking which would allow his office to make recommendations for policy, practice and legislative change, and to use the results to raise awareness among professionals and key stakeholders of child trafficking.

Download a PDF of Scotland: a safe place for child traffickers? A scoping study into the nature and extent of child trafficking in Scotland.

Download the study's appendices in PDF form.