Trafficking in women and/or children

Trafficking in women and/or children

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NGO - Non Government Organization
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English
Swedish
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Information provision and referral

Forms a worldwide network for exchange of knowledge, experience and ideas on women's health and gender issues. Documents projects on women's empowerment and health in Sweden and world-wide with focus on developing countries. Disseminates information on ongoing local and global activities on gender and health. Enhances contacts for short and long term exchange, interaction and co-operation.

Contact Info
Primary Telephone: 
+46-8-56228800
Email Address: 
louno@kvinnoforum.se
Fax Number: 
+46-8-56228820
Street Address: 
Kvinnoforum, Karlbergsvägen 77 - SE- 113 35
City: 
Stockholm
Postal/ZIP Code: 
S-113 38

Child and youth trafficking and prostitution in Canada

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English
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Online
Author: 
Kathleen O'Grady
Publisher: 
Canadian Women's Health Network
Publication Date: 
2002
Publication Place: 
Winnipeg, MB

Discusses the problems surrounding the trafficking of women and girls for use in the sex trade. Suggests measures to be adopted by the federal, provincial, and territorial governments.

Fact sheets on the human rights of children and their sexual and reproductive health

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English
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Paper
Online
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International Sexual and Reproductive Rights Coalition
Publication Date: 
2001
Publication Place: 
Ottawa, ON

Presents a series of seven fact sheets.

ISBN/ISSN: 
WGYN.I68 2001

Resistance against trafficking in women and children in South Asia

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English
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Paper
Author: 
UBINIG (Policy Research for Development Alternative)
Publisher: 
Narigrantha Prabartana (The Feminist Bookstore)
Publication Date: 
1997
Publication Place: 
Dhaka, Bangladesh

Presents a report of the South Asian Workshop on Trafficking in Women and Children: Formulating Strategies of Resistance held in Bangladesh during 9-10 October, 1996. The workshop was organized by UBINIG (Policy Research for Development Alternative) with participants from women's and human rights groups from Bangladesh, Nepal, India, Pakistan, and Sri Lanka. Includes reports on common issues and concerns, legislative issues, and the state of trafficking in South Asia. Also reports on initiatives and resistances strategies such as the activities of the Resistance Network that developed from the conference.

ISBN/ISSN: 
SEXP.R47 1997

Proceedings of 1st SAARC people's forum: security of movement, security of livelihood: combating trafficking of women and childr

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English
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Paper
Author: 
SANFEC (South Asia Network on Food Ecology and Culture)
Resistance Network
Publisher: 
UBINIG
Publication Date: 
2000
Publication Place: 
Dhaka, Bangladesh

Presents the proceedings from the first SAARC (South Asian Association of Regional Cooperation) Peoples Forum which was held in Columbo, Sri Lanka during 25-26 July, 1998. The theme of the conference was Combatting Trafficking of Women and Children and Ensuring Food Security. The focus was on the Convention to Combat Trafficking in Women and Children and, more broadly, on ensuring security of movement and security of livelihood in South Asia. Issues of food security are also presented as it as seen as connected to trafficking. It also includes presentation summaries and organizational activities.

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ISBN/ISSN: 
ISBN 9848113053
SEXP.S43 2000

Trafficking in women in Canada: a critical analysis of the legal framework governing immigrant live-in caregivers and mail order

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English
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Online
Author: 
Louise Langevin
Marie-Claire Belleau
Publisher: 
Status of Women Canada
Publication Date: 
2000
Publication Place: 
Ottawa, ON

Analyses the legal framework governing the hiring of immigrant live-in caregivers and the legal status of mail-order brides who immigrate to Canada with a spousal or fiancée visa.

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ISBN/ISSN: 
IMWO.L36 2001
ISBN 066231252X
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<p>Includes bibliographical references. Issued also in French under title: Le trafic des femmes au Canada : une analyse critique du cadre juridique de l'embauche d'aides familiales immigrantes résidantes et de la pratique des promises par correspondance.</p>

Migrant sex workers from eastern Europe and the former Soviet Union: the Canadian case

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English
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Online
Author: 
Lynn McDonald
Brooke Moore
Natalya Timoshkina
Publisher: 
Status of Women Canada
Publication Date: 
2000
Publication Place: 
Ottawa, ON

Explores the trafficking in women from Central and Eastern Europe to Canada and the circumstances under which they came here.

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ISBN/ISSN: 
ISBN 0662653351
SEXP.M66 2000
Notes: 
<p>Includes bibliographical references. Issued also in French under t.p.: Les travailleuses migrantes du sexe originaires d'Europe de l'Est et de l'ancienne Union soviétique : le dossier canadien.</p>

Perceptions of grassroots people about human trafficking, migration and HIV/AIDS: a situational analysis

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English
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Paper
Author: 
WOREC Women's Rehabilitation Centre
Publisher: 
WOREC Women's Rehabilitation Centre
Publication Date: 
2002
Publication Place: 
Kathmandu, Nepal

Reports on an analysis conducted as part of WOREC's (Women's Rehabilitation Centre) programme Integrated Prevention of Trafficking and HIV/AIDS in Women and Children in Nepal. Includes survey and interview results from five Nepalese communities on the subject of grassroots people's perceptions and knowledge about migration, trafficking and HIV/AIDS. Also includes recommendations on these three issues.

ISBN/ISSN: 
SEXP.P47 2002

New cargo: the global business of trafficking in women

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English
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Paper
Author: 
Marilou McPhedran, ed.
Michael Lanphier, ed.
Publisher: 
Centre for Refugee Studies, York University
Publication Date: 
1998
Publication Place: 
Toronto, ON

Provides a collection of essays from international sources to give voice to women who have been trafficked, as well as to frontline activists and researchers who are often working in danger.

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