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Anti-Slavery: special section on trafficking including witness protection in the prosecution of traffickers

Anti-Slavery was set up in 1839 with the specific objective of ending slavery throughout the world. Despite their many successful campaigns, slavery continues to exist in the 21st century. Anti-Slavery's work is divided among three teams: programme, communication and information, enabling them to work effectively towards achieving their goal of a slave-free world.

Link [Last update: 2005-07-15; 14:34]

WomenAid UK: Working together to stop trafficking

Although the British government has signed the United Nations Convention on Transnational Organized Crime (and its three attached protocols) and there is increasing awareness of the phenomenon of trafficking, there has not yet been any UK-wide mechanism to facilitate the broad cooperation of all parties. With statistics showing 75% of prostitutes in London alone to have been trafficked from Eastern Europe, this type of cooperation is vital.

Link [Last update: 2005-07-15; 14:34]

The Global Alliance Against Traffic in Women

GAATW is a movement of members consisting of both organisations and individuals worldwide. It has coordinated, organised and facilitated work on issues related to trafficking in persons and women's labour migration in virtually every region of the world, base in Thailand. Publications and newsletter available on line.

Link [Last update: 2005-07-15; 14:33]

Human Rights Watch

US resource with some interesting articles on trafficking around the world.

Link [Last update: 2005-07-15; 14:39]

"European Good Practice on Recovery, Return and Integration of Trafficked Persons"

The report is the result of a study of existing good practices in Europe. Commissioned by the Swedish Ministry for Foreign Affairs as part of the preparations for the "ASEM Seminar on Enhancing Support and Cooperation for Strengthening Social Policies to Assist Trafficked Women and Children" in Bangkok, Thailand on September 1-3, 2003.
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Link [Last update: 2005-07-15; 14:39]

UN: Trafficking in Human Beings

Site contains articles, information and details of the global UN project to stop human trafficking.

Link [Last update: 2005-07-15; 14:43]

Human Trafficking Org.

A web resource for combating human trafficking.

Link [Last update: 2005-07-15; 14:38]


ECPAT UK is part of an international network of ECPAT groups in over 40 countries.It was set up by a number of agencies already working on children's rights.
ECPAT UK: End Child Prostitution, Child Pornography and the Trafficking of Children for Sexual Purposes.
Site contains links, publications plus background information.

Link [Last update: 2005-07-15; 14:40]

WHO: Ethical and safety recommendations for interviewing trafficked women.

The trafficking of women and girls into forced prostitution and other slavery-like or exploitative conditions is increasingly recognised as one of the world's fastest growing crimes and most significant human rights violations. These recommendations are intended
primarily for use by researchers, members of the media, and service providers unfamiliar with the situation of trafficked women.

Link [Last update: 2005-07-15; 14:39]

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