Austria

Summary: Symposium of Platform Against Exploitation and Human Trafficking

The Symposium of the Platform Against Exploitation and Human Trafficking was held on 20 June 2023. A range of school pupils, young adults, politicians, representatives of the media, children’s and youth organisations and the social sector met at the Curhaus at Stephansplatz in Vienna to discuss key questions and exchange views on the issue of …

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International Whores’ Day – Discrimination remains an issue in Austria

International Whores’ Day, or International Sex Workers’ Day, is June 2nd. This day serves as a reminder of the discrimination and exploitation of prostitutes. Unfortunately, this also exists in Austria. International Whores’ Day – The start of the whores’ movement  International Whores’ Day began in France on June 2, 1975, the day that more than …

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24-hour care around the clock: Or a system that makes exploitation easy

It’s actually a nice idea to be cared for at home and looked after 1:1 for the rest of your life. 24-hour caregivers from abroad make this possible – but in everyday life they are confronted with many challenges. For example, in the publication “We just want some rights”, Amnesty International calls on Austrian decision …

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Together against child trafficking – How do I recognize trafficked persons?

The bitter reality is: child trafficking is not something far away, but happens on our own doorstep, in the middle of Europe. Every day, this terrible fate befalls thousands of children worldwide. Dubious traffickers exploit the economic hardship of families without restraint, promising them money and work, only to sell their children into inhumane conditions …

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