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NCJ Number: 193337 Find in a Library
Title: Crossing Borders Against Trafficking in Women and Girls, Second Edition
Corporate Author: Foundation of Women's Forum

MONIKA, Multicultural Women's Assoc
Date Published: November 1999
Page Count: 97
Sponsoring Agency: Foundation of Women's Forum
S-111 22 Stockholm, Sweden
Latvian Gender Problem Centre
Riga LV-1048, Latvia
MONIKA, Multicultural Women's Assoc
00180 Helsinki, Finland
Sale Source: Foundation of Women's Forum
Stiftelsen Kvinnoforum
Kungsgatan 65
S-111 22 Stockholm,
Type: Report (Technical Assistance)
Format: Document
Language: English
Country: Sweden
Annotation: This book aims to provide background information and resources and guidelines for organizations and individuals who want to network on the issue of trafficking in women in the Baltic Sea region of Europe for the purpose of sexual exploitation.
Abstract: The book resulted from research begun in 1998 by the Foundation of Women’s Forum (Kvinnoforum) to counter increasing trafficking in women from the Baltic to the Nordic countries. Information came from representatives of nongovernmental organizations, research institutions, media, governments, municipalities, and police in Baltic and Nordic countries. The information came from organizations and researchers involved in youth work, prevention of AIDS and sexually transmitted diseases, violence against women, women’s rights, human rights, crime prevention, child welfare, women in prostitution, human rights, education, and health. Individual sections of this reference book describe the problem and how the international nongovernmental organization movement addresses the issue, the psychological victimization effects related to trafficking, and organizations and institutions interested in including service, networking, education, and advocacy efforts against trafficking in women in their current activities. The chapters focus on the nature and extent of trafficking in women, strategies and actions needed to address the problem, survivors’ experiences, organizations and web sites related to the issue, and guidelines for females who decide to seek employment abroad. Other sections profile organizations in Belarus, Bulgaria, Denmark, Estonia, Finland, Germany, Latvia, Lithuania, the Netherlands, Norway, Sweden, and Russia, as well as regional networks in Baltic and Nordic countries. Contact information for each organization, chapter references, and list of 47 references on trafficking in women and girls
Main Term(s): Crime in foreign countries
Index Term(s): Border control; Crime specific countermeasures; Eastern Europe; Female victims; Human rights violations; Immigration offenses; Interagency cooperation; International Law Enforcement Cooperation; Prostitution across international borders; Rehabilitation; Scandinavia
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