Austria

The Nuances of Federalism

In the last working period (2021-2023) of the Human Trafficking Task Force, a paper on the regulation of prostitution in Austria was published, among other things. This at once highlights the difficulties arising from the lack of uniform legislation within Austria: “However, a harmonisation of the legal situation and enforcement practice through a strengthening of

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Two euros a day for delivering 150 packages a day – welcome to everyday life at Christmas for parcel couriers

He makes sure our orders arrive at our homes: Mr G., a parcel courier, originally from Hungary. Here, he talks about his stressful working life and his fight against the logistics company that is now refusing to pay even his meagre wage. Like Mr G., most couriers have a migrant background or are refugees themselves,

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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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