The components of an integrated mechanism of public administration to ensure the protection of the rights and freedoms of persons affected by human trafficking

Людмила Миколаївна Сергєєва, Артем Анатолійович Сергєєв


The article is devoted to one of the actual topics of the day – trafficking in human beings, which violates almost all the rights and freedoms of persons who are victims of this crime. According to the Constitution of Ukraine, human rights and freedoms and their guarantees determine the content and direction of the state's activities. It is the provision of a set of constitutional, legal, socio-economic, political, cultural and other conditions for the life of a person to the state authorities to eliminate the causes that contribute to the crime of trafficking in human beings and violate the rights of victims.

Based on a comprehensive analysis of the origin and stages of the crime of trafficking in human beings, international and national legislation, the activities of public authorities, public organizations, a mechanism for ensuring the rights and freedoms of persons affected by human trafficking is defined as a set of state measures of legal, institutional, organizational, of a psychological nature, should be aimed at eliminating the factors that contribute to the emergence and spread crime. The components of this mechanism should be:

– organizational and legal (which includes an array of legal norms and organizational methods);

– Institutional (President, Verkhovna Rada, Cabinet of Ministers, law enforcement bodies, local self-government bodies, international partners, public and non-governmental organizations);

– Control (courts, Ombudsman, non-governmental and public organizations, citizens);

– Coordination (taking into account the complexity and multifaceted nature of the crime, a large number of subjects of counteraction to human trafficking).


human trafficking; rights; freedoms; prevention; counteraction; globalization; transnational criminal groups; mechanisms; provision


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