Safeguarding Children in Scotland who may have been Trafficked

This guidance is adapted by the Scottish Government for application in Scotland. It derives from “Safeguarding children who may have been trafficked”, in production of which the Home Office and Department for Children, Schools and Families thanked the London Safeguarding Children Board, End Child Prostitution, Child Pornography and Trafficking of Children for Sexual Purposes (ECPAT UK), UNICEF and NSPCC for allowing the use of their information.

They also acknowledged the help provided by the following: the Department of Health, Manchester City Council, Paladin Team, UNICEF, Kent County Council, Barnardos, West Sussex County Council, London Borough of Croydon, Newcastle City Council, Welsh Assembly, Refugee Council, Crown Prosecution Service (CPS), UK Border Agency (UKBA), United Kingdom Human Trafficking Centre (UKHTC) and the Child Exploitation and Online Protection Centre (CEOP).