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Monday 30 August 2021

The trafficking experience often inflicts complex layers of trauma on survivors. The abuse these people endured may have affected their sense of self and those surrounding them, often resulting in pervasive mistrust of others and interrupting their ability to have healthy interpersonal relationships. Establishing a relationship of trust with a buddy can help victims in their recovery and reintegration. In this context,  five civil society organizations from Belgium, Germany, Italy, and Spain developed mentoring programs for victims of human trafficking within the project LIBES – Life Beyond the Shelter.

Monday 30 August 2021

During the conclusion of the project, On the Road Cooperative organized an online final conference on Zoom, on 16 September 2021, from 3:00 PM to 6:00 PM. From the story of the project LIfe BEyond the Shelter (LIBES): long-term support for victims of trafficking transitioning from shelter life to independence and its results, the conference means to be an opportunity for discussing about life beyond the shelter and future perspectives on integration for victims of trafficking.

Tuesday 15 December 2020

We have started this adventure ten years ago, opening the doors of an empty space behind the Pescara railway station. Today, that same empty space overflows with life and stories. Year after year we entered the fabric of the city of Pescara, its underground, its hidden beds, and its non-places, in an attempt to bring a new voice and a different possibility.

Monday 14 December 2020

On the occasion of the International Day for the Elimination of Violence against Women on November 25th, we presented the “Free Women” natural cotton tote bags.

“Free roads are made by the women who cross them”: we no longer want to be victims, we want to be protagonists of our lives, free in our choices and respected as women, especially in this 2020 in which the Covid-19 pandemic made women more alone, poorer, more vulnerable, more discriminated.

Wednesday 16 September 2020

We met Blessing along the Bonifica del Tronto area.
She was prostituting herself, along with many other girls we meet every day during our fieldwork. It’s also thanks to your help that girls like Blessing can escape the exploitation networks, regaining their confidence and taking back their lives.

Thursday 09 July 2020

As a last event before the end of her six-year tenure and in conjunction with the 20th anniversary of the Palermo Protocol, the Special Rapporteur on trafficking in persons, especially women and children, Ms. Maria Grazia Giammarinaro, in cooperation with On the Road and the Municipality of Palermo, would like to convene a webinar, 29 and 30 June 2020, to promote an open and frank debate involving Civil Society Organisations and Academia on the implementation of the Palermo protocol.