This report presents the findings from an evaluation of a 1 year trial of the independent child trafficking advocates.
The role of the advocates is to provide specialist independent support to trafficked children in the areas of social care, criminal justice and immigration.
Using a range of methods this evaluation looks at:
- how the service was implemented
- the role of the advocate
- the impact of the scheme for trafficked children
The report outlines the value of the service, in particular the positive views of the children. It also raises issues for further consideration.