269. Monitoring and enforcement framework.

The international instruments which exist for the purpose of combating human trafficking1 are supported by a monitoring and enforcement framework. The United Nations appoints a Special Rapporteur on Trafficking in Persons, especially in Women and Children, who refers to the Recommended Principles and Guidelines on Human Rights and Human Trafficking by the Office of the High Commissioner for Human Rights in performing her functions, and reports to the United Nations Human Rights Council. The United Nations has created both the Global Initiative to Fight Human Trafficking