The IKV work of Pro-tukipiste creates communication materials suitable for e.g. professionals working with customers in the social and health services. The aim of the materials is to make it easier to recognize and help victims of trafficking in human beings. The materials are based on the needs identified in the work of Pro-tukipiste and the competence gained in customer and communication work. The leaflets and animations can be used freely in, for example, communication and training and as tools when working with customers in the social and health services. The materials can be downloaded for free.
This leaflet outlines the indicators that help you recognize signals of criminal trafficking in human beings, e.g., when working with customers in the social and health services.
Leaflet Ihmiskaupan tunnusmerkkejä (Finnish)
Leaflet Indicators of human trafficking (English)
The short animations of Pro-tukipiste can be used as training and communication materials. The animations provide brief information in everyday language about human trafficking and how to recognize and approach its victims, in addition to the significance of various social networks and communities in overcoming difficult situations. The animations are designed primarily for the work of social welfare and health care organizations.
Animation 1. Tunnista ihmiskaupan tunnusmerkit (in Finnish) “Recognize the indicators of human trafficking”
The animation briefly describes what human trafficking can be and what factors affect the position of the victim and their opportunities to seek help. The leaflet Ihmiskaupan tunnusmerkkejä /Indicators of human trafficking (English) can be used with the animation during training sessions, for example.
Animation 2. Tunnista ihmiskauppa – rauhoitu kuulemaan (in Finnish) “Identify human trafficking – Calm down to hear”
The animation describes how, for example, social and health care professionals can prepare to meet a person in a difficult situation. The animation describes good practices for recognizing a victim of human trafficking so that the situation would feel safe and help build trust between the professional and the victim of human trafficking. (Available in Finnish only.)
Animation 3. Yhteisön voima (in Finnish) “The power of community”
The animation describes the significance of communities and social networks in overcoming difficult situations. The animation can be used, for example, in peer group activities to inspire discussion and as an example of how different communities and individuals can help reach and assist people living in a vulnerable position. Peer recognition is one important path to providing information to victims of trafficking in human beings about their opportunities to get help.