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In March 2020, IRIM has started conducting the ‘Baseline assessment into the underlying causes, dynamics, vulnerability and resilience levels to trafficking in Mongolia’, commissioned by the International Organization for Migration (IOM). The baseline assessment aims to explore why people in Mongolia are vulnerable to human trafficking, what factors are influencing human trafficking in Mongolia, and what are the main trafficking routes and patterns.

The baseline assessment is being implemented under the project titled ‘Strengthening Mongolia’s efforts to prevent and respond to Human Trafficking’ of IOM. The baseline assessment will end no later than 31 December 2020 and it’s findings will lead to the publication and dissemination of a report.

Data collection will be held in four target areas including Umnugobi, Dornod, Dornogobi aimags and Ulaanbaatar where have high risks for human trafficking. In this assessment, the victims who experienced human trafficking or who are vulnerable to human trafficking (prostitutes, migrants, young people who live near the border) will be involved.

We hope the results of the baseline assessment will contribute to further improvement of the evidence-based policy planning to prevent and respond to Human Trafficking.

For further clarification about this assessment please contact Mrs. Jargalmaa Ganzorig - Research Manager of IRIM, (