Acting for women in distressing situations/ Action pour les femmes en situation precaire. http://www.afesip.org AFESIP exists to combat trafficking in women and children for sex slavery and to care for and rehabilitate those rescued from sex slavery.
Ad hoc committee on action against trafficking in human beings (CAHTEH). http://www.coe.int/T/E/human_rights/trafficking/ The Council of Europe's web site devoted to the fight against trafficking in human beings.
Alliance Anti Trafic. http://allianceantitrafic.org/presentation_a.html Fight against causes and consequences of trafficking on women and children for sex slavery focusing on Southeast Asia.
Anti-Slavery International http://www.antislavery.org/ Founded in 1839, human rights organisation working against slavery and related abuses. Lobbying, supporting research and instigating campaigns worldwide are important aspects of Anti-Slavery International’s work. User-friendly website, a lot of information.
Anti-Slavery Society. www.anti-slaverysociety.addr.com/toc.htm The Anti-Slavery Society works for the relief of victims' suffering, their emancipation or rescue, as well as the suppression of slavery practices.
Anti-trafficking legislation. http://www.legislationline.org Legislationline is an internet-based free-of-charge legislative database published and maintained by the OSCE Office for Democratic Institutions and Human Rights. Its purpose is to assist lawmakers in OSCE participating States by providing them with sample domestic legislation and international standards on selected human dimension issues.
Asha-Nepal http://www.asha-nepal.org/pages/home/index.php Website about a human rights organisation working for women and children in Nepal and SE Asia.
Bay Area Sex Worker Advocacy Network (BAYSWAN) – USA http://www.bayswan.org/ BAYSWAN is based in San Fransisco, the website provides information about sex workers rights and issues. BAYSWAN organises to improve working conditions, increase safety and services for sex workers and to eliminate discrimination on behalf of individuals working within the sex industry.
Bilateral Safety Corridor Coalition (BSCC) http://www.bsccoalition.org/ The Bilateral Safety Corridor Coalition (BSCC) is an alliance of over 60 government and nonprofit agencies in the United States and Latin America that is convened in and along the U.S.-Mexico Border Region to combat slavery and human trafficking.
Border Thinking on Migration, Trafficking and Commercial Sex http://www.nodo50.org/Laura_Agustin/ Laura Agustín writes as a lifelong migrant and sometime worker in both nongovernmental and academic projects about sex, travel and work
Business Travellers www.businesstravellers.org A joint website of Oasis and ECPAT
for our Business Travellers against Human Trafficking. The aim is to raise awareness of trafficking issues amongst business travellers and also to give business people a chance to get involved in the fight against trafficking
Cabiria – France http://perso.wanadoo.fr/cabiria/cabiria.html French association working for sex workers’ health promotion including HIV/AIDS and carrying out research on sex work. The association started off in Lyon but has extended to the French territory as a whole.
Captive Daughters http://www.captivedaughters.org Californian based anti-trafficking group. Strong emphasis on the demand side of trafficking.
Casa Alianza - Latin America http://www.casa-alianza.org/EN/ NGO working for the rehabilitation and defence of street children in Guatemala, Honduras, Mexico and Nicaragua. Casa Alianza is the Latin American branch of the New York-based Covenant House (see Covenant House website).
Centre against Violence and Human Trafficking http://www.cavt.ru/ Russia: The Centre was established in 1999 by a group of enthusiastic persons (women and men) willing to improve the situation of women and children in the Russian society and to promote assistance to all persons suffered from several forms of violence and human trafficking.
Centre for Legal Research and Resource Development (CeLRRd) – Nepal http://www.derechos.net/ngo/celrrd/ Nepali organisation involved in research, resource and action programmes on human rights in Nepal, equally working for the prevention of trafficking of girls and women for sexual exploitation. One report: “Study on Counter Corruption Legal Framework” is available on this website.
Centre for Research on Environment, Health and Population Activities (CREHPA) – Nepal http://www.crehpa.org.np CREHPA is a research organisation conducting consultancy, policy and action research. A few of their reports are available on the website.
Child AbuseWatch.eu (CAE) http://www.abusewatch.eu/ is a resource centre for learning about Child Abuse Prevention. CAE promotes Action as the means of abuse intervention and prevention. It also investigates absconded child abuse perpetrators.
Child Rights Information Network (CRIN) http://www.crin.org Global network that disseminates information about the Convention on the Rights of the Child and child rights amongst non-governmental organisations, United Nations agencies, inter-governmental organisation, educational institutions, and other child rights experts. The coordinating unit is based in London, UK. Very good list of organisations: http://www.crin.org/organisations/crinMembers.asp?ID=13&tName=topic
Child Trafficking.org http://www.childtrafficking.org/ Website from UNICEF Innocenti Research Group (IRH) in Italy. The “Child Trafficking Research Hub” is dedicated to the dissemination of knowledge and optimisation of research methodologies. In order to gain full access to the database a registration is needed. For further information, contact: firstname.lastname@example.org
Child Watch International http://www.childwatch.uio.no/ Non-profit, non-governmental network of institutions involved in research for children. It aims to initiate and coordinate research and information projects on children's living conditions and the implementation of children's rights as expressed in the UN Convention on the Rights of the Child (CRC).
Coalition Against Trafficking in Women (CATW) http://www.catwinternational.org Worldwide coalition against the trafficking in women, with an abolitionist tendency. Database of agencies, and organisations covering the following issues: child abuse, sexual abuse, domestic violence, mental health, health care, juvenile justice, human trafficking, as well as other research and assistance materials.
Coalition to Abolish Slavery and Trafficking (CAST) http://www.castla.org/ CAST assists persons trafficked for the purpose of forced labor and slavery-like practices and works toward ending all instances of such human rights violations.
Coalition to Stop the Use of Child Soldiers (CSC) http://www.child-soldiers.org/ Founded in 1998, the CSC unites national, regional and international organisations and networks in Africa, Asia, Europe, Latin America and the Middle East. Its founding organisations are Amnesty International, Defence for Children International, Human Rights Watch, International Federation Terre des Hommes, International Save the Children Alliance, Jesuit Refugee Service, the Quaker United Nations Office-Geneva and World Vision International. The CSC works to prevent the recruitment and use of children as soldiers, to secure their demobilisaiton and to ensure their rehabilitation and reintegration into society.
COFS http://www.cofs.org/ Non-profit international health and human rights organization committed to combating the trafficking of humans for organs and ending the exploitation of the poor as a source of organ and tissue supplies. Council of Europe. http://www.coe.int/T/E/human_rights/trafficking/ The Council of Europe is an organisation whose primary concern is to safeguard and protect human rights. Its 45 member states include countries of origin, transit and destination of the victims of trafficking. This is why the Organisation is well placed to ensure that its member states adopt measures to fight trafficking in human beings, paying particular attention to the protection of the rights of victims.
Covenant House –US http://www.covenanthouse.org Covenant House is a privately-funded childcare agency in the US providing shelter and service to homeless an runaway youth, including trafficking victims.
Crime reduction toolkit - Government of the UK. http://www.crimereduction.gov.uk/toolkits/tp00.htm This site hosts the crime reduction toolkit. This toolkit is designed to help those who deal with illegal immigrants and trafficking victims in the UK to identify victims and assist them appropriately and sensitively. While focused on the UK context, this site contains information and tools that are relevant for those working in other countries as well.
December 18 http://www.december18.net Portal for the promotion and protection of the rights of migrants. Trafficking is equally addressed. One can subscribe to the newsletter “migrant.news” - a joint initiative by December 18 and Migrant Rights International - contact: email@example.com
Dr. Donna Hughes http://www.uri.edu/artsci/wms/hughes/Dr. Donna Hughes', University of Rhodes Island, research focuses on women's rights including violence, slavery, sexual exploitation, and women's organized resistance to violence and exploitation.
Empower Foundation/Empower Chiang Mai – Thailand http://www.empowerfoundation.org/index.html Thai organisation promoting the rights of women working in the entertainment and sex industry. The foundation has strong views on brothels raids and rescue. The website is partly in English, partly in Thai.
End Child Prostitution in Asian Tourism (ECPAT) http://www.ecpat.net/eng/index.asp ECPAT is a network of organisations and individuals working together for the elimination of child prostitution, child pornography and trafficking of children for sexual purposes. Extensive database on commercial sexual exploitation of children: http://www.ecpat.net/eng/Ecpat_inter/projects/monitoring/online_database/index.asp
European Commission. http://europa.eu.int/comm/justice_home/news/8mars_en.htmThis is the European Commission website for trafficking which includes information about European responses to the trafficking as well as details of funding available for countertrafficking work through the European Commission.
European Conference on Preventing and Combating Trafficking in Human Beings. http://www.belgium.iom.int/STOPConference/ This is the website for the 2002 European Conference on Preventing and Combating Trafficking in Human Beings, organized by International Organization for Migration (IOM), in co-operation with the European Commission (EC), European Parliament (EP) and EU Member States and Candidate Countries.
European Country of Origin Information Network (ECOI) http://www.ecoi.net A lot of country resources including periodical reports, special reports, appeals and news releases and resources on other sites.
European Network Against Trafficking in Women for Sexual Exploitation (ENATW)
http://www.aretusa.net/home_eng.php Through this site, organizations adhering to ENATW exchange and share experiences, documents and resources targeting the prevention and elimination of trafficking in women for sexual exploitation and offer the victims assistance.
Ex Oriente Lux http://ex-oriente-lux.org/about.html Website by NGO activists in Europe, with as aim to help victims of trafficking and forced prostitution, the focus is on providing testimonies of victims. A number of links and resources
Family Health International (FHI) http://www.fhi.org/en/index.htm International public health organisation, managing research and field activities throughout the world. HIV/AIDS prevention, reproductive health and youth strong components. A lot of publications.
Freedom Network (USA): To Empower Trafficked and Enslaved Persons. http://www.freedomnetworkusa.org/ A network of US groups and NGOs in the US
Fundación Esperanza – Columbia http://www.fundacionesperanza.org.co Esperanza foundation is an NGO in Colombia, which is working on the issue of trafficking in the Latin American region. Their work mainly focuses on prevention, reintegration and documentation.
Fundación Renacer – Columbia http://www.fundacionrenacer.org/ Web site in Spanish. Colombian organisation that focuses on the prevention of child sexual abuse.
Global Alliance Against Traffic in Women (GAATW) http://www.gaatw.org/ The GAATW is a non-governmental human rights network comprising several individuals and organisations worldwide. Since its formation in 1994, GAATW has co-ordinated, organised and facilitated work on issues related to trafficking in women and women’s labour migration in virtually every region of the world. GAATW works at all levels to promote the application of human rights principles and the use of appropriate instruments and mechanisms in addressing specific issues in the context of migration, labour and trafficking in women. GAATW represents the legalist tendency within the trafficking debate.
Global Rights http://www.globalrights.org/ Website of a human rights advocacy group that partners with local activists to challenge injustice and amplify new voices within the global discourse. Trafficking is one of the issues addressed by the organizations and their site has links to some trafficking resources as well as the freedom network of the USA.
Groupe Developpement, South Asia http://www.groupedeveloppementsouthasia.org/groupedeveloppementsouthasia/index.phpWebsiteofGroupe Developpement which is committed to supporting initiatives that protect children from trafficking, sexual abuse and exploitation and prostitution.
Harvard AIDS Institute http://www.hsph.harvard.edu/hai/ Institute promoting research, education and leadership to end the AIDS epidemic in Africa, Asia and other resource-scarce settings.
Human Rights Watch – Campaign Against the Trafficking of Women and Girls http://www.hrw.org/about/projects/traffcamp/intro.html This campaign addresses the trafficking of women and children into bonded labour, forced marriage, forced prostitution and domestic servitude worldwide.
Human Trafficking.org http://www.humantrafficking.org/ The purpose of this website is to bring governments and NGOs in East Asia and the Pacific region together to cooperate and learn from each other’s experiences in their efforts to combat human trafficking. This website has country-specific information such as national laws and action plans and contact information on useful governmental agencies. It also has a description of NGO activities in different countries and their contact information.
HumanTraffickingSearch.net http://www.humantraffickingsearch.net A web portal that provides more than 15,000 web entries of informational resources on issues related to human trafficking and modern-day slavery from around the world.
Infancia y Adolescencia Prevenida de la ExplotaciÓn Sexual en la Triple Frontera Argentina, Brasil y Paraguay. http://www.oit.org.pe/ipec/esci/ ILO-IPEC website in South America: Prevention and Elimination of Commercial Sexual Exploitation of Children and Adolescents on the border of Argentina/Brazil/Paraguay
Innocenti Research Centre. http://www.unicef-icdc.org/ The Centre works to strengthen the capacity of UNICEF and its cooperating institutions to respond to the evolving needs of children and to develop a new global ethic for children. One area of research is on trafficking of minors.
International Catholic Migration Commission http://www.icmc.net This website contains details of ICMC's counter-trafficking programming in various countries, as well as work done by ICMC's Advocacy Department and Training Unit.
International Centre for Migration Policy Development (ICMPD).
www.anti-trafficking.net This website is maintained by the International Centre for Migration Policy Development (ICMPD) and serves as a platform for the exchange of information, experiences and best practices between key actors in the field of anti-trafficking.
International Federation of Terre des hommes (IFTDH). http://www.terredeshommes.org Is a network of ten national organisations working for the rights of children and to promote equitable development without racial, religious, political, cultural or gender-based discrimination.
International Federation of Terre des hommes (IFTDH). Stop Child Trafficking http://www.stopchildtrafficking.org Terre des hommes’ website concerning the international campaign against child trafficking.
International Labour Organisation (ILO) – Mekong Anti Trafficking Project http://www.ilo.org/public/english/region/asro/bangkok/child/trafficking/index.htm The main objective is “to contribute to the elimination of labour exploitation of children and women, and in particular the trafficking in children and women in the Greater Mekong sub-region, through the development, implementation and monitoring of effective and integrated sub-regional and national strategies and actions”. The website has a lot of links and resources (equally on counselling and posttraumatic stress disorder).
International Labour Organisation (ILO) http://www.ilo.org/ General website of the ILO, with access to ILO Conventions, information on ILO programmes worldwide and access to many publications. The IPEC Information Resource Centre, a database containing, publications, reports, working papers, guidelines, manuals, brochures and all other IPEC sources of information on child labour.is on http://www.ilo.org/ipec/Informationresources/lang--en/index.htm
International Movement Against all Forms of Discrimination and Racism (IMADR) http://www.imadr.org The foci are: elimination of racism and racial discrimination, international protection of minority rights, empowerment of victims of multiple discrimination, facilitation of indigenous peoples’ development, and advancement of migrants’ rights. IMADR set up the “Project for the Elimination of Trafficking in Women (PETW)”
International Organisation for Migration (IOM) http://www.iom.int/ General website of the IOM, with information on the programmes carried out. The main fiels of intervention are: counter-trafficking, labour migration, mass information and integration, migration health services, assisted voluntary returns, technical cooperation on migration, migration research, migrant movement processing and assistance, and emergency and post-crisis. There are many IOM publications available on the website.
Interpol – Children and Human Trafficking http://www.interpol.com/Public/THB/default.asp The main aim of Interpol is to promote the widest possible mutual assistance between all criminal police authorities. It provides a structured platform for raising awareness, building competence and identifying best practices within law enforcement worldwide. It is a forum for exchanging information on current trends and investigations.
La Strada http://www.strada.cz/This is the website of La Strada, an international program that operates in the Netherlands, Poland, Bulgaria, Czechia, Macedonia, Moldova, Bosnia & Herzegovina, Belarus and Ukraine. La Strada focuses on prevention of trafficking in women, support of victims of trafficking, influencing legislation and disseminating information on the issue.
Laura Agustín http://www.nodo50.org/Laura_Agustin/ Laura Agustín writes as a lifelong migrant and sometime worker in both nongovernmental and academic projects about sex, travel and work.
Layers for Human Rights and Legal Aid (LHRLA) – Pakistan http://www.lhrla.com/ LHRLA is a developmental and structural legal aid group. It is the first organisation to have addressed the trafficking of women in Pakistan, “Project on Trafficking of Women in Pakistan”: http://www.lhrla.com/traff_women.html In partnership with UNICEF, LHRLA set up a Protection and Referral Centre: Madadgaar (see website).
Madadgaar – Pakistan http://www.madadgaar.org/ Protection and referral centre set up by Layers for Human Rights and Legal Aid (LHRLA) in partnership with UNICEF. The database and media section of the website present press releases on trafficking in Pakistan.
Maiti Nepal http://www.maitinepal.org One of the biggest Nepali NGOs working for the prevention of girl trafficking. The accent is on rescue, rehabilitation and reintegration of trafficked victims.
Mekong Sub-Regional Project to Combat Trafficking in Children and Women. http://www.childtrafficking.net/ ILO-IPEC website in South East Asia IPEC regional projects against CSEC or child trafficking.
Michigan State University Library http://www.lib.msu.edu/harris23/crimjust/human.htm Website of the Michigan State University Libraries: Criminal Justice Resources – Human Trafficking. Important list of publications and organisations.
Migrants Rights International. http://www.migrantwatch.org/Website of a an independent global monitoring body focusing on the human rights of migrants. The website hosts details of the organization’s activities, recent developments and resources on migration.
Network for European Women’s Rights (NEWR) – University of Birmingham http://www.newr.bham.ac.uk/ Launched in October 2002, this network offers a platform for discussion on women’s rights and on 4 specific issues: trafficking, reproductive rights, political participation and social entitlements. Universities across Europe participate in this network. For the section on trafficking, see: http://www.newr.bham.ac.uk/topics/Trafficking/trafficking_newr.htm For the newsletters, see: http://www.newr.bham.ac.uk/general/newr_newsletter.htm
Network of Sex Work Projects (NSWP) http://www.nswp.org Network that participates in independently financed projects in partnership with member organisations and technical support agencies. The NSWP consists of sex workers and organisations that provide services to sex workers in over 40 countries. The focus of the work is promotion of sex workers health and human rights. Dual secretariats in Rio de Janeiro and London.
Nordic-Baltic Campaign Against Trafficking in Women. http://www.nordicbalticcampaign.org/ At the Women and Democracy conference in Vilnius, Lithuania (2001)the Nordic and Baltic Ministers of Gender Equality decided to carry out a joint Nordic-Baltic information campaign against trafficking in women.
Not for Sale http://www.notforsalecampaign.org is a campaign of students, entrepreneurs, artists, people of faith, athletes, law enforcement officers, politicians, social workers, skilled professionals, and all justice seekers, united to fight the global slave trade.
OAS Anti-Trafficking in Persons Section http://www.oas.org/atip/default.asp The OAS Anti-Trafficking in Persons Section is part of the Department for the Prevention of Threats Against Public Security under the Secretary General’s Executive Order No. 05-13.
Office for Democratic Institutions and Human Rights (ODIHR) www.osce.org/odihr
ODIHR is the principal institution of the OSCE responsible for the human dimension. This means the ODIHR works to help OSCE participating States to ensure full respect for human rights and fundamental freedoms. ODIHR is explicitly working on trafficking.
Office of the High Commissioner for Human Rights (OHCHR) http://www.unhchr.ch/women/focus-trafficking.html The Office of the High Commissioner for Human Rights (OHCHR) has taken an active interest since 1998 in the problem of trafficking in persons, focusing in particular on trafficking in women and children. Very informative website.
Open Society Institute – International Harm Reduction Development (OSI/IHRD) http://www.soros.org/initiatives/ihrd The OSI is part of the George Soros Foundations Network; the International Harm Reduction Development programme focuses on diminishing the individual and social harms associated with drug use – particularly the risk of HIV infection. Within this framework, the programmes address sex workers’ harm reduction.
Organs Watch http://sunsite.berkeley.edu/biotech/organswatch/index.html This project brings together a team of anthropologists, human rights activists, physicians, and social medicine specialists to conduct a multi-year project on "Medicine, Markets, and Bodies." The focus is on the social and economic context of organ transplantation, focusing on the human rights implications of the world-wide search for organs.
OSCE: www.osce.org/cthb The OSCE website provides an overview of the organization's work in the area of anti-trafficking, co-ordinated under the Office of the Special Representative and Co-ordinator for Combating Trafficking in Human Beings. The site hosts daily news updates on human trafficking across the OSCE Region, the activities on counter-trafficking, news releases and key statements and documents from the organization.
Persons against Ritual Abuse – Torture. http://www.ritualabusetorture.org/trafficking.htm Website of Human Trafficking and Ritual Abuse-Torture.
Shared Hope International http://www.sharedhope.org/ Shared Hope International is a non-profit organization which exists to rescue and restore women and children in crisis. Founded by former Congresswoman Linda Smith in 1998
South East European Regional Initiative aGainst Human Trafficking http://www.seerights.org A joint website of UNICEF, OSCE, ODIHR and UNHCR to address the problems of human trafficking in South Eastern Europe.
Special Rapporteur of the Commission on Human Rights on the sale of children, child prostitution and child pornography. http://www.unhchr.ch/children/rapporteur.htm Website run by the Office of the High Commissioner for Human Rights, including all reports of the Rapporteur.
Stability pact for South Eastern Europe - Anti-Trafficking Task Force www.stabilitypact.org/trafficking/ The Stability Pact Task Force on Trafficking in Human Beings is an initiative to encourage and strengthen co-operation between the countries of South Eastern Europe as well as to streamline existing efforts in the combat against human trafficking in SEE. It is an instrument to co-ordinate and accelerate the development in the region, acting under the auspices of the Organization for Security and Co-operation in Europe (OSCE).
Stop Violence Against Women Project. http://www1.umn.edu/humanrts/svaw/trafficking This website is a part of the Minnesota Advocates for Human Rights and the University of Minnesota Human Rights Library. The site includes links, useful information and sites related to trafficking law and policy, training materials, research and reports.
Terre des hommes Foundation www.tdh-childprotection.org Updated information on child protection issues in Europe, with a special focus on child trafficking, the worst forms of exploitation of children, juvenile justice and related child migration issues in Europe. Several rubrics are available: 'News on the Net' gives an overview of the daily electronic press coverage, the 'Press Review' comments regularly the written media from Western and South Eastern Europe, 'Podcast' proposes interviews of stakeholders about their activities on the field. Also a document library, an image gallery and others information services (including free newsletters, news feeds and useful links).
Terre des hommes Foundation. http://tdh.ch/website/tdhch.nsf/pages/traffickingE The movement was founded in 1959 in Lausanne, Switzerland and works to promote the rights of the child and equitable development without racial, religious, cultural or gender-based discrimination. On this website you can find details of Tdh’s work on child trafficking, a list of interesting articles on child trafficking in the news section and the link to its ‘Stop child trafficking’ campaign.
Terre des hommes (Tdh)/Germany – India http://www.childrensrightsindia.org/ Website concerning children’s rights in India, currently being launched by Terre des hommes/Germany, India programme.
Texas Association Against Sexual Assault. http://www.taasa.org/trafficking/default.php TAASA is a non-profit educational and advocacy organization. As an agency, TAASA works to promote sexual assault awareness throughout the state of Texas.
The Angel Coalition. http://www.angelcoalition.org/ The Angel Coalition is a consortium of 43 Russian and CIS NGO's (non-governmental organizations) that was created in 1999 in response to the growing international crisis of trafficking of young CIS women and girls by international criminal groups for purposes of forced prostitution to over 50 countries around the world.
The Asian Development Bank (ADB) - Anti-Trafficking Website. http://www.adb.org/Gender/reta5948.asp ADB is a multilateral development finance institution dedicated to reducing poverty in Asia and the Pacific. it runs a gender website with an anti-trafficking section.
The Bilateral Safety Corridor Coalition (BSCC). http://www.bsccoalition.org/is an alliance of over 60 government and nonprofit agencies in the United States and Latin America that is convened in and along the U.S.-Mexico Border Region to combat slavery and human trafficking.
The Child Recovery and Reintegration Network www.childrecovery.info is a platform for sharing the learning from research and practice surrounding the recovery and reintegration of children affected by sexual exploitation and trafficking globally.
The International Rescue Committee (IRC) – Anti-Trafficking Initiative http://www.theirc.org/trafficking/ On the website, there is information on the actual programmes implemented by the IRC in the field of anti-trafficking, access to documents and the quarterly newsletter “Trafficking Watch”
The Polaris Project http://www.polarisproject.org/polarisproject/ The extensive website of Polaris Project which is one of the largest grassroots anti-trafficking organizations in the U.S. with additional base in Japan, combating sex trafficking and modern-day slavery. It works with women in the sex industry who have endured violence from their traffickers, including psychological abuse, beatings, death threats, and rape.
The Protection Project, John Hopkins University http://www.protectionproject.org The Protection Project is a legal human rights research institute based at the John Hopkins University in Washington D.C. The project documents and disseminates information about the scope of the problem of trafficking in persons, especially women and children, with a focus on national and international laws, case law, and implications of trafficking on U.S. and international foreign policy. Country reports concerning trafficking worldwide: http://www.protectionproject.org/human_rights/country_reports.htm
The Polaris Project Action Center http://actioncenter.polarisproject.org/ The Polaris Project ActionCenter is a new site by Polaris Project geared towards providing individuals with information about human trafficking, up to date news on the issue, and a variety of opportunities to take action in the anti-trafficking movement.
The Rescue Foundation – India http://www.rescuefoundation.net/ Maiti Nepal’s Mumbai branch (see Maiti Nepal website). Involved in the rescue, repatriation and rehabilitation of children and women who have been trafficked from Nepal and sold to brothels in various Indian cities. On the website, newsletters pertaining to rescue operations carried out by the Rescue Foundation since end 2002 are available: http://www.rescuefoundation.net/reports.html
The Sexual Violence Research Initiative (SVRI). http://www.svri.org/ Funded by the Global Forum for Health Research (GFHR) and currently hosted by the World Health Organization (WHO), aims to create a network of experienced and committed researchers, policy makers, activists and donors who will work together to combat sexual violence, including trafficking. The SVRI will focus on the sexual violence including trafficking in women and girls for sex.
The Society for the Scientific Study of Sexuality (SSSS) http://www.sexscience.org Society carrying out research in the field of sexuality, promoting the communication and the application of sexual knowledge in educational, clinical and other settings. A number of journals are published by the SSSS, see: http://www.sexscience.org/publications/index.php
The Synergy Project http://www.synergyaids.com/ The Synergy Project is a performance-based contract that provides technical assistance and services to the United States Agency for International Development (USAID) to design, evaluate, and coordinate HIV/AIDS programs and identify and disseminate lessons learned from these programs. HIV/AIDS technical and programming resources from a variety of organisations.
The Task Force to Protect Children from Sexual Exploitation in Tourism. http://www.world-tourism.org/protect_children/The Task Force aims to prevent, uncover, isolate and eradicate the sexual exploitation of children in tourism. The Task Force's website - the Child Prostitution and Tourism Watch - provides information on current projects and activities, partners' tourism policy documents, related facts and figures and other measures to help prevent sexual abuse of children in tourism networks.
The World Revolution http://www.worldrevolution.org/guide/humantraffickingWebsite of World Revolution as an idea for a new, global activist social movement for progressive social change.
Third World Congress Against Sexual Exploitation of Children and Adolescents. http://www.ecpat.net/WorldCongressIII/index.php Following the 1996 Stockholm and 2001 Yokohama global forums, Brazil hosted the World Congress III against the Sexual Exploitation of Children and Adolescents in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil, from 25-28 November 2008.
UNAIDS – Joint United Nations Programme on HIV/AIDS http://www.unaids.org/en/default.asp The internal search engine -topic, country/region, organisation- is very helpful; there are a lot of documents available.
United Nations Dag Hammarskjöld Library. http://www.un.org/depts/dhl/resguide/resins.htm This website hosts a range of UN documents and materials like a list of United Nations conventions, declarations and other international instruments as well as the associated resolutions.
United Nations Development Fund for Women (UNIFEM) – Stop Violence Against Women – Anti Trafficking http://www.stopvaw.org/Trafficking_in_Women.html UNIFEM’s anti-trafficking activities are part of the “Stop Violence Against Women” programme. Access to research and reports, laws and policies, as well as training materials on trafficking.
United Nations Economic and Social Commission for Asia and the Pacific (UNESCAP) http://www.unescap.org/esid/GAD/Issues/Trafficking/index.aspUNESCAP supports regional cooperation to combat trafficking, reduce undocumented migration and forced labour; support capacity building and economic empowerment of women; and, promote adoption and implementation of international legal instruments.
United Nations Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organisation (UNESCO) Anti-Trafficking in Thailand http://www.unescobkk.org/culture/trafficking/ UNESCO’s anti-trafficking project in Thailand includes a research project of girls and women trafficked from the Upper Mekong region (Yunnan, Myanmar, and Laos) to Thailand, culture sector initiatives and a statistics project.
United Nations Global Initiative to Fight Human Trafficking: UN-GIFT http://www.ungift.org/ was formally launched in London on 26 March 2007. It is designed to have a long-term impact to create a turning point in the worldwide fight against human trafficking.
United Nations Global Initiative to Fight Human Trafficking: UN-GIFT http://www.giftasia.in/index.phpWebsite of Government of India together with United Nations Office on Drugs and Crime (UNODC).
United Nations Inter-Agency Project on Human Trafficking in the Greater Mekong Sub-region (UNIAP) http://www.no-trafficking.orgUNIAP was established in June 2000 to facilitate a stronger and more coordinated response to human trafficking in the Greater Mekong Sub-region (Cambodia, China, Lao PDR, Myanmar, Thailand and Vietnam). UNIAP brings together 6 governments, 13 UN agencies, 8 INGOs as well as an extensive network of organisations at a national and local level. Links to publications, databases and links: http://www.un.or.th/traffickingproject/Publications/publications.html
United Nations International Research and Training Institute for the Advancement of Women (UN-INSTRAW) http://www.un-instraw.org/en/index.html UN-INSTRAW works towards gender equality and the empowerment of women through its Gender Awareness Information and Networking System (GAINS), an internet-based research and training environment driven by a worldwide network. By facilitating collaborative work it seeks to create and share knowledge to improve development policy and practice.
United Nations Interregional Crime and Justice Research Institute (UNICRI) http://www.unicri.it UNICRI is part of the UN Crime Prevention and Criminal Justice Programme Network. The Global Programme against Trafficking in Human Beings (GPAT) was designed by the UNODC Office on Drugs and Crime (UNODC) in collaboration with the United Nations Interregional Crime and Justice Research Institute (UNICRI) and launched in March 1999. GPAT assists Member States in their efforts to combat trafficking in human beings. It highlights the involvement of organised criminal groups in human trafficking and promotes the development of effective ways of cracking down on perpetrators.
United Nations Office on Drug and Crime (UNODC) – Trafficking in Human Beings http://www.unodc.org/unodc/en/human-trafficking/index.html The Global Programme against Trafficking in Human Beings (GPAT) was designed by the UNODC Office on Drugs and Crime (UNODC) in collaboration with the United Nations Interregional Crime and Justice Research Institute (UNICRI) and launched in March 1999. GPAT assists Member States in their efforts to combat trafficking in human beings. It highlights the involvement of organised criminal groups in human trafficking and promotes the development of effective ways of cracking down on perpetrators.
United States Department of State. http://www.state.gov/g/wi/This website of the United States Department of State hosts in its trafficking section United States government documents, reports and legislation related to trafficking of women and children. This includes downloadable copies of its annual Trafficking in Persons Report.
U.S. Agency for International Development Trafficking in Persons http://www.usaid.gov/our_work/cross-cutting_programs/trafficking/ Website of USAID focusing on human trafficking.
U.S. Department of Health & Human Services. http://www.acf.hhs.gov/trafficking/ Campaign to Rescue & Restore Victims of Human Trafficking - resource from the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services, Administration for Children and Families, addressing this form of modern-day slavery.
U.S. Department of Justice - Trafficking in Persons and Worker Exploitation Task Force http://www.usdoj.gov/crt/crim/tpwetf.htm Website of the Civil Rights Division.
U.S. Department of Justice’s Office of Violence Against Women. http://www.ovw.usdoj.gov/ This is the website provides information about the work of the office as well as U.S. government initiatives to combat trafficking in persons.
US Department of State – Office to Monitor and Combat Trafficking in Persons http://www.state.gov/g/tip/ Information from the US Department of State in the field of trafficking, legal US and international.
Victims of trafficking http://victimsoftrafficking.esclavagemoderne.org/UK/index.html English. This Internet site has been developed within the framework of the Daphne Programme set up by the European Commission (Justice and Home Affairs General Directorate) for the improvement of provisions of assistance and protection for victims of trafficking in human beings.
Victims of trafficking http://victimsoftrafficking.esclavagemoderne.org/FR/index.html French. Ce site est réalisé dans le cadre du Programme Daphné de la Commission européenne (Direction Justice et Affaires Intérieures). Pour une meilleure assistance et protection des victims de la traite des etres humains.
Violence against Children East Asia and the Pacific http://www.vaceastasiapacific.org/content/view/14/28/ This internet site provides useful information by a coalition of regional agencies working to raise awareness of the issues and explore solutions
Women’s Rehabilitation Centre (WOREC) – Nepal http://www.worecnepal.org/ Nepali NGO working in the field of counter trafficking. Their publications are available on the website.
World Congresses Against the Commercial Sexual Exploitation of Children http://www.csecworldcongress.org/en/index.htm Official site of the Second world congresses against the Commercial Sexual Exploitation of Children (CSEC). The first congress was held in 1996, in Stockholm; the second in 2001, in Yokohama. The site is an archive of materials produced for both congresses. Background reading, congress reports, outcome documents and press materials are available on the website.
World Health Organisation (WHO) http://www.who.int/en/ One section of the website relates to Research Tools; within this, the Library Database (WHOLIS) and the Statistical Information System (WHOSIS) offer a lot of information: http://www.who.int/library/database/index.en.shtml http://www3.who.int/whosis/menu.cfm
You And Aids – The HIV/AIDS Portal for Asia Pacific – Trafficking http://www.youandaids.org/themes/trafficking.asp You And Aids is an initiative of UNAIDS and UNDP for the Asia Pacific region. The website has general country information and certain theme-specific sections: one on trafficking, one on migration.
You will be caught – end child sex slavery. http://www.thefuturegroup.org/youwillbecaught/# A website of the Future Group, a Canadian-based non-governmental organization dedicated to combating human trafficking and the child sex trade.