The principle of ‘victim protection’ was established in Italy under Article 18 of the Italian immigration law (Law Decree n. 286/1998), which grants residence permits for ‘reasons of social protection’ to foreign victims of trafficking. This principle is not
unique to the Italian context as, by the time the Italian law was passed, it had already been established internationally and included in a wider debate on trafficking in persons, which established a link between trafficking and sexual exploitation as modern forms of slavery. ...
Document Type: Research Article
Publication date: April 1, 2008
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