Projects

N.E.x.T. TO YOU: Network for the Empowerment, the social and labour inclusion of Trafficked children and young adults

A quarter of suspected or identified trafficked victims in Europe are minors exploited primarily in the sex industry. Particularly worrying is the condition of minors who arrive in the EU unaccompanied or separated from their families in the context of mixed migration flows. Launched in...

Holistic care for victims of sexual violence

“Inclusive Holistic carE for Refugee and migrant victims of sexual violation in Belgium, Ireland and UK”, INHeRE, is an EU-funded project launched on November 1st, 2019, whose aim is to improve holistic care for migrants, applicants of international protection and refugees who have been sexually...

Life Beyond the Shelter

In October 2019 Payoke launched “Life Beyond the Shelter” (LIBES), an EU funded project aiming to ensure positive long-term integration for third-country national victims of trafficking in the host society by reinforcing support in the transition from shelter life to independence. Whereas in virtually every...

Psychological Health Impact of THB for sexual exploitation (PHIT)

Very little is known about the psychological impact of physical and sexual violence, intimidation, humiliation and denial of dignity on victims of sex trafficking. In most cases, Depression and Post-Traumatic Stress Disorder (PTSD) will be diagnosed as likely consequences. Nevertheless, the few studies that were...

RAVOT-EUR

RAVOT-EUR was a pioneer project implemented by Belgium, the Netherlands and Hungary to improve the transnational referral mechanisms for victims of trafficking of Hungarian origin exploited in Belgium and the Netherlands. Funded by the European Commission, the project was completed in 2016.

EU Guidelines for health care experts

The project focused on the development of guidelines for the establishment of human trafficking national focal points that include health care experts, working together with law enforcement agencies and NGO’s. As part of the activities, Payoke created a video to raise awareness about the medical...

Joint Efforts of police and health authorities

Joint Efforts, implemented between 2011 and 2013, contributed to strengthening cooperation among counter-trafficking specialists from law enforcement, judiciary, and non-governmental organizations (NGOs), and extending such cooperation to health authorities, officials, healthcare providers and borderguards. The project, funded by the European Union under the ISEC program,...

SIRIUS

SIRIUS is a European network promoting the education of children and young people from a migrant background. The Network also aims at encouraging inclusive policymaking so that governments, authorities, schools and communities take action to equality and social justice in education, increase educational opportunities, foster social inclusion...