Country Republic of Moldova
Year 2009 - 2011
Type of Measure Policies > National strategy specific to violence against women, Coordinated and or Integrated service delivery > Referral services, Monitoring and Evaluation > Policies
Form of Violence Trafficking

Brief Description


The Strategy for the National Referral System for protection and assistance to victims and potential victims of human trafficking and Action Plan on the implementation of Strategy of National Reference System for the protection and assistance to victims and potential victims of trafficking in human beings for 2009-2011 were adopted by Government Decision No. 257 of 5 December 2008.

The Strategy is oriented toward achieving the following specific objectives:

- developing the system to protect and assist victims of trafficking in human beings based on a systemic approach;

- harmonizing the legal and normative framework to prevent and combat trafficking in human beings with the requirements of the international treaties in this field;

- ensuring the access to qualitative services for victims and potential victims of trafficking in human beings;

- strengthening the professional capacities of human resources concerning the protection and assistance to victims and potential victims of trafficking in human beings;

- strengthening the institutional framework to prevent and combat human trafficking at all levels of public administration;

- developing the system to protect the victims and witnesses of human trafficking participating in the criminal process;

- developing the mechanism to finance the measures to protect and assist victims and potential victims of human trafficking;

- developing instruments and procedures to refer victims and potential victims of human trafficking within the NRS;

- developing a system to monitor and evaluate the victims and potential victims of human trafficking;

- setting up a system to collect data on preventing and combating trafficking in human beings, ensuring the application of personal data protection;

- developing within the NRS, social partnerships in the field of preventing and combating trafficking in human beings, and

- raising public awareness about preventing and combating trafficking in human beings.

Full Text

Strategy of the National Referral System for the Protection and Assistance to Victims

Source of Information

Response of the Government of the Republic of Moldova to the questionnaire on violence against women 2010