The crisis of a legal framework: protection of victims of human trafficking in Bulgarian legislation

  title={The crisis of a legal framework: protection of victims of human trafficking in Bulgarian legislation},
  author={Vladislava Stoyanova},
  journal={The International Journal of Human Rights},
  pages={668 - 688}
  • Vladislava Stoyanova
  • Published 1 August 2013
  • Political Science, Law
  • The International Journal of Human Rights
The Council of Europe Group of Experts on Action against Trafficking in Human Beings reported that in Bulgaria no adult victim of human trafficking received any assistance and that no adult victim was granted a reflection period. A close examination of the Bulgarian legislative framework could explain this unpromising picture. In this article I develop three arguments in relation to the Bulgarian legislation on protection of trafficked persons. First, in some respects, Bulgaria has failed to… 
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