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Ending sexual bribery and empowering widows in Sri Lanka to bring peace to their communities

Wednesday, May 27, 2020

Sharmila* was 25 years old when her husband was abducted by an armed group. Despite several of her neighbors witnessing the abduction, Sharmila was not able to find her husband or receive help from authorities.

Take five: “We should have zero tolerance for sexual bribery.”

Wednesday, May 27, 2020

Shyamala Gomez is the Executive Director of the Centre for Equality and Justice (CEJ) in Colombo, Sri Lanka. CEJ supports war affected women from Sinhala, Tamil and Muslim backgrounds to advocate for their rights and for transitional justice and reconciliation in their communities.

Australia pledges USD 2 million to support campaign protecting women from forced labour in Southeast Asia

Wednesday, July 23, 2014

The Government of Australia has announced that it will be providing USD 2 million towards UN Women’s project to help prevent the abuse and exploitation of women migrant workers in South East Asia, placing the country as a top donor of UN Women Asia and Pacific to support gender equality and women’s advancement.

One World – Women Lawyers’ Summit in Hong Kong 2013: Ending Human Trafficking Conference

Friday, November 1, 2013

On 1 November 2013, Roberta Clarke, Regional Director of UN Women Regional Office for Asia and the Pacific and Representative in Thailand gives her statement to the One World – Women Lawyers’ Summit in Hong Kong 2013: Ending Human Trafficking Conference.

Asia-Pacific Regional Preparatory Meeting for the General Assembly High-level Dialogue on International Migration and Development 2013

Tuesday, June 18, 2013

The Asia-Pacific Regional Preparatory Meeting for High-Level Dialogue on International Migration and Development 2013 took place in Bangkok on 29-31 June 2013. The Asia-Pacific RPM, organized by Asia-Pacific Regional Coordination Mechanism Thematic Working Group on International Migration including Trafficking, serves as a platform for government agencies, civil society and international organizations to exchange information and identify issues and challenges on migration in Asia and the Pacific region.

Viet Nam PM approves a historic action to curb human trafficking

Monday, April 29, 2013

Prime Minister of Vietnam approved last week a government plan of action on national implementation of the UN Convention against Transnational Organized Crime (UNTOC) and the Protocol to Prevent, Suppress and Punish Trafficking in Persons, especially Women and Children (Palermo Protocol).

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