Human Trafficking is a complex phenomenon and has become the most pervasive criminal market worldwide. The most common form of human trafficking is sexual exploitation, and the victims of sexual exploitation are predominantly women and girls. Efforts to protect and rehabilitate victims exist but improvement is necessary. In recent years, the vital role women can play in peace and security has come to the fore. Conflict and instability, both of which disproportionately affect women and girls, are primary root causes of HT. in turn, the complex dynamics of HT and its relationship with crime and terrorism directly impact international security.
This workshop was a collaboration between the NSD-S Hub and the University of Bari, a member of the Union of Mediterranean Universities (UNIMED). Also actively involved were a representative of the Parliamentary Assembly of the Mediterranean (PAM) and a member of the Arab Women's Organization (AWO) were.