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Trafficking and Transactional Relationships 

7 August 2019

To commemorate Women’s Month the Embassy of Sweden held two events focusing on human trafficking and transactional relationships. The first was a student’s symposium at the University of Pretoria on 6th August and the second a roundtable with government departments of Constitutional Development and Justice, SAPS, trafficking survivors, academia and civil society organizations.

Photo: Ami Larrson, Deputy Head of Mission, Embassy of Sweden in SA with students from the University of Pretoria

The events were aimed at highlighting the risks of trafficking for persons in transactional relationships and to highlight gaps in combatting trafficking on a policy and implementation level.

For various factors South Africa has become a hotspot for trafficking both internally across provinces and across borders as well.

 

Detective Inspector Simon Häggström with Hlubi Mboya and Deputy Minister John Jeffery (r)

It was attended by the Deputy Minister of Justice and Constitutional Development John Jeffery, SAPS representatives, students from the University of Pretoria, Department of Social Development, civil society organisations, women’s shelters, academics, as well as a guest from Sweden, Detective Inspector Simon Häggström from the Division of Intelligence for Trafficking in human beings at the National Operations Department in Sweden.

Mr Häggström’s keynote address showcased the Swedish Model for prostitution where selling is legal but buying is illegal.  The model has been implemented for the past 20 years and has now been adopted in Sweden, Norway, Iceland, Northern Ireland, Canada, France, Ireland, and most recently, Israel.

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