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Trafficking for Forced Labour: A Study Exploring the Collaboration between Agencies Working against Trafficking for Forced Labour in Gävleborg
University of Gävle, Faculty of Health and Occupational Studies, Department of Social Work and Psychology.
University of Gävle, Faculty of Health and Occupational Studies, Department of Social Work and Psychology.
2016 (English)Independent thesis Basic level (degree of Bachelor), 10 credits / 15 HE creditsStudent thesis
Abstract [en]

The aim of this study is to explore how agencies in Gävleborg operate and collaborate in cases concerned with trafficking for forced labour. The study also aims to investigate the agencies employees’ perception of how the collaboration affect the result of their work. The collaboration in Gävleborg is an interdisciplinary collaboration which the social services is a part of. Since the authors of this study are students of the social work program, the social worker’s role has naturally been reflected and slightly more focused on.

The theories used in this study are team typology and influencing factors. The theories provides an explanation of how different professions work together and what factors influence their work. By doing semi-structured interviews with five employees from different collaborating agencies the authors have found out more about the collaborative work done in Gävleborg and the perception the employees have of the collaboration. The result shows an overall positive attitude towards the collaboration and that the interdisciplinary collaboration contributes to a developed work process that benefit the victims of trafficking for forced labour.

Place, publisher, year, edition, pages
2016. , 44 p.
Keyword [en]
Trafficking, Forced labour, Interdisciplinary collaboration
Keyword [sv]
Människohandel, Tvångsarbete, Interdisciplinär samverkan
National Category
Social Work
URN: urn:nbn:se:hig:diva-21079OAI: diva2:895722
Subject / course
Social work
Educational program
Social work – specialisation in international social work (in eng)
Available from: 2016-01-22 Created: 2016-01-19 Last updated: 2016-01-22Bibliographically approved

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