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ECPAT Norge/Norway (End Child Prostitution and Trafficking Norway/Norge) has the mission to work against all forms of sexual exploitation of children in Norway and internationally in accordance with ECPAT International’s goals and visions.

ECPAT Norway

Contact: Ann-Kristin Vervik
Phone: +47 97 54 8585
Address: ECPAT Norway, Baldersgate 22, 0263 Oslo, Norway
Email: post@ecpatnorge.no
Website: http://www.ecpatnorge.no


Norway is primarily a destination and, to a lesser extent, transit and source country for children subjected to trafficking for sexual purposes. Victims of human trafficking identified in Norway originate usually from Albania, Bulgaria, Lithuania, Nigeria, Romania and Syria. Vulnerable children include, among others, children who had disappeared or been recruited from asylum centres by organised trafficking groups.

Amendments to the Norwegian Criminal Code, which entered into effect on January 2016, increased the maximum years of imprisonment for human trafficking from five to six. Police’s ability to use coercive means was also expanded when investigating cases of serious trafficking in persons, as well as cases involving child sexual abuse material. In 2015, the government identified and provided services to 41 children victims of trafficking. To date, there have been around 10 convictions related to minors in the area of human trafficking.

Norwegian country governors have organised courses for kindergarten, school, child welfare and healthcare staff on talking to children about violence and sexual abuse in order to raise awareness and prevent related crimes.


ECPAT Norway
Global Study on Sexual Exploitation of Children in Travel and Tourism: Norway

Year: 2018

ECPAT International
Norway – Country Monitoring Report

Year: 2012

News from Norway


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