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UN Voluntary Trust Fund for Victims of Human Trafficking: 20 new NGO projects selected for emergency grants under the sixth grant cycle

Vienna (Austria), 8 June 2022 – 20 projects proposed by specialized civil society organizations (CSO) from 17 countries have been selected under the United Nations Voluntary Trust Fund for Victims of Human Trafficking (UNVTF)’s sixth Call for Proposals (sub-grant programme one (SGP 1) dedicated for emergency aid grants). SGP 1 was introduced in 2019 to provide agile responses to victims of human trafficking in or fleeing from humanitarian and natural crises.

The selected projects represent a fair geographical distribution with enhanced visibility on Central Asia, as well as Latin American and Caribbean, which are the priority regions of SGP 1. A record number of applications were received as a result of collective outreach efforts of the Trust Fund, with colleagues disseminating the Call for Proposals in Spanish, Russian, English and French.  

The UNVTF was established by the UN General Assembly within the UN Global Plan of Action to Combat Trafficking in Persons in 2010. It is managed by UNODC and advised by a Board of Experts appointed by the Secretary-General. The UNVTF awards multi-year grants of up to USD 60,000 to global CSOs that provide victim-centred comprehensive support and humanitarian aid to survivors of human trafficking in desperate need of help. With the latest 20 selected proposals, the Trust Fund has awarded over 6 million USD to more than 140 projects implemented by civil society partners, thereby directly supporting over 5,000 victims a year, most of which are women and girls.

Details of the newly selected projects, which provide shelter, medical and material support, repatriation service, and other emergency aid, are as follows:

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Organization

HAGAR AFGHANISTAN

SUSTAINABLE DEVELOPMENT ORGANIZATION FOR WOMEN  (SDOFW)

RIGHTS JESSORE


LOVE FOUNDATION


FUNDACIÓN MUNASIM KULLAKITA

FOCUS DROITS ET ACCES (FDA)

GOOD SAMARITAN ASSOCIATION (GSA)

VOLTA REVIVAL FOUNDATION


ASSOCIATION FOR THE SOCIAL SUPPORT OF YOUTH (ARSIS)


RESCUE FOUNDATION


LIFE BLOOM SERVICES INTERNATIONAL (LBSI)

PUBLIC FOUNDATION “INSAN-LEILEK”

PUBLIC ASSOCIATION NUR JOL BER

FARAH SOCIAL FOUNDATION

ASOCIACIÓN NACIONAL CONTRA LA TRATA HUMANA EN LA SOCIEDAD (ANTHUS)

RED BINACIONAL DE CORAZONES AC (RBC)

GRASSROOT DEVELOPMENT SUPPORT AND RURAL ENLIGHTENMENT INITIATIVE (GDEV)

INSTITUTE FOR DEMOCRACY

TADAMUN SOCIAL SOCIETY (TASS)

Project focus

This project is to provide shelter for vulnerable and trafficked girls.

This project is to provide support to human trafficking victims among conflict and internally displaced person (IDP).

This project is to provide support to survivors and vulnerable migrants repatriated from abroad, who will be mainly women and girls.

This project is to provide support to women, including LGBTIQ+ community, who are survivors of trafficking in persons.

This project is to provide support to girls, adolescents, and young survivors of human trafficking by sexual exploitation.


This project is to provide support to woman and girl survivors living with disabilities or HIV/AIDS.

This project is to provide support to women migrant workers who were human trafficking survivors of forced labour.

This project is to provide support to children trafficked into force labour in the fishing communities.

This project is to provide support to human trafficking survivors among asylum seekers, refugees and/or migrants mostly from the Balkans, Asia and Africa.

This project is to provide support to young women and girls who were human trafficking survivors of commercial sexual exploitation.

This project is to provide support IDP who were trafficked for sexual exploitation and early marriage.

This project is to provide support to migrant women who have suffered from forced labour amid COVID-19 pandemic.

This project is to provide support to vulnerable migrant and survivors of human trafficking of forced labour and sexual exploitation.

This project is to provide support to women and girls survivors of human trafficking after Beirut port explosion

This project is to provide support to women, girls, adolescents, including LGBTIQ+ community, who are survivors of trafficking in persons.


This project is to provide aftercare shelter for minors who survived human trafficking.

This project is to provide support to COVID-19 based healthcare assistance for survivors of human trafficking.


This project is to provide support to direct psychological assistance to trafficking victims among ethnic minority women and girls.


This project is to identify and aid (shelter, medical care, food and clothes) young girls.

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This project is to provide support to survivors and highly vulnerable groups, in particular men and boys.

Implementation Map of the Selected Projects

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This map is a visual reference of geographic information which does not imply the expression of any opinion whatsoever on the part of UNODC concerning the legal status of any country, territory or city or its authorities, or concerning the delimitation of its frontiers or boundaries.
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