Switzerland: Human Trafficking – Joint Report to the UPR 14th session

In a joint submission to the 14th session of the Universal Periodic Review, the WEA, the Swiss Evangelical Alliance (SEA-RES) and Christliche Ostmission (COM) addressed Human Trafficking issues, asking Switzerland to ratify and implement two treaties of the Council of Europe against trafficking of human beings and for the protection of children against sexual exploitation and abuse. We also asked the Swiss government to prohibit prostitution of persons less than 18 years old, to punish convicted traffickers in proportion to the gravity of their crime, and finally to raise awareness at a national level on the issue of human trafficking.