Strengthening Local Actions Against Human Trafficking

The “Strengthening Local Actions Against Human Smuggling” project, carried out between September 1, 2021 – May 1, 2022, brings together the Akçakale Municipality, the District Governor’s Office, its affiliated institutions and civil society to create a multi-faceted approach in the fight against human trafficking. aims.


Human Trafficking Website (4 languages; Turkish, Persian, Arabic, English)

Dark Side of Immigration

A detailed study on irregular migration journey has been carried out by our association within the scope of the human rights monitoring. Please check the project page for more details.


Dark Side of Immigration Videos (YouTube)

Download the project report in Turkish (PDF 1mb)

Download the project report in English (PDF 1mb)

Refugees in Pandemic

Effects of COVID-19 on Refugees

Documentary project about effects of COVID-19 project on refugees’ lives. Produced with Sivil Düşün (Think Civil). You can find the details in Refugees in Pandemic page.


You can watch all episodes of the documentary in IVA-HAGED ‘s YouTube channel. Don’t forget to subscribe to be notified of new projects.

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Migrant Smuggling Activities in Eastern and Southeastern Anatolia: Examining the Security Aspect, Sociological and Psychological Dimension of Smuggling According to its Projections in Humanitarian Area

Purpose is to monitor the current situation of the humanitarian dimension of migrant / human trafficking. Project is being funded by STGM (Civil Society Development Center). Academical associate is Nevşehir Hacı Bektaş Veli University.

Project’s aim is to reveal current situation of migrant/human smuggling from humanitarian point of view to improve services and research efforts. Migrant smuggling problem is growing all over the world and our project will reveal the situation in Turkey. Research contains arrival routes, border crossings, reasons for departure and psychological conditions during the journey. As a result, we will be able to provide information to international cooperation and shed light to future work on humanitarian services and international security studies.


Download project report in Turkish (PDF 3,9mb)

Download project report in English (PDF 2.8mb)