Migration

From 2011 we have been providing psychosocial care for the following categories of victims: human trafficking, children at risk of labour exploitation, home alone children because their parents left to work abroad, children and families returned in the country after a negative experience and nationals of third countries.

We were the first organization in Europe to point out the home alone children phenomenon, as a consequence of their parents work migration. In 2005 we conducted the first study on children separated from one or both their parents because of their departure to work abroad. This study was awarded the 1st prize at section ”Education and Research” from the Gala of civil society of Romania, 2007.

From 2003 the advocacy action include information, prevention and awareness campaigns, the development of coalitions and regional networks for fighting against human trafficking in the region of Moldova, training sessions with professionals (psychologists, social workers, police officers and representatives of local authorities) from Romanian and the Republic of Moldavia. At the same time, in 2008 we sent to the Ministry of Labour, Family and Equal Opportunities of Romania a proposal of de lege ferenda for amending Order 219 of 15 June 2006 on the activities of identifying, intervening and monitoring the children who cannot benefit of their parents care because they are abroad to work.

Web resources and publications:

www.antitrafic.ro
www.singuracasa.ro
“Methodology for assisting human trafficking victims, home alone children because of their parents work migration and children victims of abuse” (2012)
“Methodology of psychosocial care of remigrant children” (2012)
“Manual for professionals working with home alone children after their parents went to work abroad” (2009)
“Guide for parents gone to work abroad” (2009)
“Human trafficking. Practices and resources for collaboration and fighting against human trafficking” (2008)
”Methodology of social care, psychological and legal aid for the home alone children after their parents left to work abroad” (2008)
“Information guide on human trafficking. Prevention Counteracting. Victim assistance” (2006)
“Unitary practice for instrumenting human trafficking cases” (2006)
“Working methodology in the care and protection centres dedicated to the protection of human trafficking” (2005)

Projects

Professionals trained

Publications (titles)

Beneficiaries of direct services

Projects

Strengthening the role of NGOs in the development of social services
Children’s rights in action – Romania’s case
Direct social services for the home alone children from Iasi
Home alone children – a problem that concerns us all!
Together for Left Behind Children
Identifying, intervening and monitoring unsupervised children after their parents left to work abroad
Interinstitutional cross-border collaboration for protecting the rights of “home alone” children
Coalition against women trafficking and regional campaign of public awareness
Regional initiative to support the position of women
Regional coalition for preventing human trafficking
Preventing and fighting against labour and sexual exploitation and child trafficking
Diminishing sexual and labour exploitation and child trafficking by career counselling and public awareness campaigns
Creating information centres for the institutions fighting against human trafficking
Youth Centres for reducing the vulnerability to traffic and the reintegration of children victims of trafficking in Bucharest and other three selected counties (Iasi, Botosani and Giurgiu)
Promoting democracy by fighting against child labour exploitation and child trafficking
National campaign for preventing human trafficking and drug consumption (partner)
Reducing labour and sexual exploitation and children trafficking in the selected communities from Botosani county, Romania
Continuing the trainers training seminar using the SCREAM methodology
Regional network for preventing and fighting against human trafficking
Work methodology for the inter-institutional teams and for the staff of the Transit centres dedicated to children victims of human trafficking
Summer school for peer-educators for promoting the participation of children at fighting against children trafficking
Fighting against labour exploitation of children from rural areas
Facilitating cooperation and management optimisation of the territory and the Romanian – Moldavian border
Rehabilitation and psychosocial care for the victims of human trafficking
Care and shelter centre for the victims of human trafficking

Impact

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