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- Trafficking/sexual exploitation (12)
- Ending violence against women and girls (11)
- Safe Cities and Safe Public Spaces (4)
- Anti-violence interventions (3)
- Rape/sexual assault (3)
- Social protection (2)
- Economic empowerment (2)
- Sexual harassment (2)
- Access to justice and legal protection (1)
- Human rights (1)
- Rural women (1)
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Friday, February 28, 2020
Trafficking is prevalent across the Greater Mekong subregion, yet the specific gendered experiences of those affected remain underexplored. Relatively little is known about the extent to which initiatives aimed at prevention, return and response and reintegration are gender-responsive. This report aims to fill these gaps. It brings together a wide-ranging literature and policy review and primary qualitative data to provide insights into how gender and trafficking intersect across Cambodia, Myanmar and Thailand. It identifies a range of gaps and challenges and identifies priorities for future policy and programming.
Thursday, October 13, 2016
Women and girls fear and experience various types of sexual violence in public spaces, from unwanted sexual remarks and touching to rape and femicide. It is a universal issue.
Wednesday, February 20, 2013
This baseline study of UN Women’s anti-trafficking programme recognizes structural inequalities, vulnerabilities and lack of sustainable livelihoods as the chief causes of human trafficking.
Saturday, May 5, 2012
The study examines how safe the two city areas are for women and girls and explores the relationship between women’s fear of violence and their avoidance of specific public spaces.
Sunday, November 13, 2011
This guide introduces the key concepts of safe cities work and offers practical tools for how to begin building a safer, more inclusive city.
Thursday, April 14, 2011
The study examines the safety of women and girls in Thiruvananthapuram and Kozhikode cities in Kerala state of India.
Wednesday, March 17, 2010
This report presents the external evaluation of the UNIFEM Regional Anti-Trafficking Programme (2000-2009) in Bangladesh, India, Nepal and Sri Lanka.
Thursday, May 17, 2007
This resource was developed by SANLAAP along with UNIFEM (now UN Women), to be used as a tool to ensure better care and protection of survivors of trafficking and commercial sexual exploitation.
Friday, December 17, 2004
The study examines the root causes of trafficking in women, especially for forced labor, both within Sri Lanka and to the Gulf countries.
Friday, December 17, 2004
The study reviews existing anti-trafficking laws in Bangladesh, identifies existing gaps and offers recommendations on the legal framework and its implementation. The study was conducted by the Bangladesh National Women Lawyers Association (BNWLA) and supported by UN Women.