Within the first six months of 2019, five mobile teams for identification, referral and assistance of victims of trafficking have contacted, informed and assisted 209 beneficiaries, out of which 3 victims of trafficking, 35 potential victims of trafficking and 171 vulnerable categories. Out of them 124 were women and 85 were men.
Since March 2018 until June 2019, total 60 potential and actual victims of trafficking have been assisted through the Direct Assistance Fund. The assistance for the beneficiaries included medical support (psychological, psychiatric, hospitalization, dental and medicines), education (online courses, vocational trainings), purchase of food (weekly or monthly needs), hygienic items (weekly or monthly needs), clothes and therapeutic assistance (therapeutic items, Pilates classes, painting classes, provision of educational video materials, and other.)
The activities are conducted within the IOM project “Strengthening the national capacities in the area of asylum, migration and trafficking in human beings,” funded by the European Union implemented in cooperation with the Ministry of Interior and Ministry of Labour and Social Policy.