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Research and monitoring are key areas of ECPAT UK's work. We regularly publish reports and briefing papers focusing on issues of child exploitation. These resources are useful for practitioners, policy-makers, teachers, students, researchers and others.

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ReACT project report
Better support, better protection: Steps lawyers and guardians can take to better identify and protect trafficked children  
ECPAT (ReACT Project) 2017
Heading back to harm ECPAT UK report on trafficked children going missing

Heading back to harm: A study on trafficked and unaccompanied children going missing from care in the UK
ECPAT UK, November 2016
*This version amends a typeset error on the table "Regional breakdown on numbers of children in selected categories" on page 113 in the print report. 
Report on UK modern slavery legislation
Class Acts? Examining modern slavery legislation across the UK
ATMG, October 2016
ECPAT International Global Study on Sexual Exploitation of Children in Travel and Tourism Development's in the UK's Response to Child Trafficking and Child Sexual Exploitation
ECPAT UK, May 2016 
ECPAT International Global Study on Sexual Exploitation of Children in Travel and Tourism Offenders on the Move: Global Study on Sexual Exploitation of Children in Travel and Tourism
ECPAT International, May 2016 
Anti-Trafficking Monitoring Group proposed Modern Slavery Bill Time to Deliver: Considering Pregnancy and Parenthood in the UK's Response to Human Trafficking
Anti-Trafficking Monitoring Group, February 2016 
ECPAT UK guide to understanding child trafficking FAQs on Child Trafficking: 2014 Edition                                  
ECPAT UK, October 2014  
ECPAT UK's proposed reform of the National Referral Mechanism Proposal for a Revised National Referral Mechanism (NRM) For Children
Anti-Trafficking Monitoring Group, September 2014


Country monitoring reports on child sexual exploitation in tourism

These briefing papers provide basic information on background, vulnerabilities of children, relevant legislation and how the travel industry is taking action to combat child sexual exploitation.



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