Trafficking Women and Children

Linked with Azra Hasanbegovic – Bosnia and Herzegovina, with Bosnia and Herzegovina, Hopes Betrayed, and with Association “ŽENA BIH”, Mostar.

BOSNIA AND HERZEGOVINA, HOPES BETRAYED, TRAFFICKING OF WOMEN AND GIRLS TO POST-CONFLICT BOSNIA AND HERZEGOVINA FOR FORCED PROSTITUTION … see text, Nov. 2002, and Homepage.

Traffick offenses, by Esti Ahronovitz: Three weeks ago, far from the eyes of the media, an indictment was filed in Tel Aviv District Court against Vladislav Wexler and Alexander Berg. The two, who were arrested half a year ago in the Czech Republic and extradited to Israel, are accused of trafficking in women for purposes of prostitution … see text December 21, 2006, and Homepage.

Time to abolish the slave trade, by Carolyn Moynihan: If Tony Blair is really sorry about the slave trade he should try harder to abolish it … see text December 7, 2006, and Homepage.

Nigeria: Human Trafficking And Sex Trade, by Adeze Ojukwu, Lagos: As I pen this script, thousands of young and old Nigerians or even millions are trapped in the heinous international traffick cartel commonly known as human trafficking for economic and sexual exploitation as well as other sundry reasons that are neither plausible nor tenable … see text, December 13, 2006, and Homepage.

THE TRAFFIC IN WOMEN – OUR REFORMERS have suddenly made a great discovery–the white slave traffic. The papers are full of these “unheard-of conditions,” and lawmakers are already planning a new set of laws to check the horror. It is significant that whenever the public mind is to be diverted from a great social wrong, a crusade is inaugurated against indecency, gambling, saloons, etc. And what is the result of such crusades? … see text Oct. 8, 2000, and Homepage.

Statement on Migrant Rights – In observance of the United Nations’ International Migrants Day, we stand together to call upon the U.S. government and the United Nations itself, to uphold the human rights of all immigrants and refugees … see Text, December 8, 2006, and Homepage.

The Trafficking of Nigerian Women into Italy … case study, January 2001, and Homepage.

“Press for Change” – A guide for journalists reporting on the prostitution and trafficking of women … see PressPac.pdf 12-06, Homepage CATW international, Homepage services.web, Homepage action.web.

Stolen Lives, Trafficking of women – ‘The first thing they lose is their freedom. Then they’re subjected to violence to make them submit’, by Lory Hough, Kennedy School Communications … text and pictures March 10, 2005, and Homepage.

Help Ashoka Fellows fight trafficking worldwide!, and Homepage.

Stop Human Trafficking, Learn more about what organizations are doing to stop human trafficking, and Homepage.

Child Trafficking, the digital library, Homepage.

Save the Children: The UK has one of the worst rates of child poverty in the industrialised world. We are calling for more realistic resources for the poorest children in the UK … see Text, and Homepage.

Children at Risk.

… the Child Trafficking Research Hub.

Trafficking in children is a global problem affecting large numbers of children. Some estimates have as many as 1.2 million children being trafficked every year. There is a demand for trafficked children as cheap labour or for sexual exploitation. Children and their families are often unaware of the dangers of trafficking, believing that better employment and lives lie in other countries … see text, and Homepage.

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