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Title: Protocol to Prevent, Suppress and Punish Trafficking in Persons, Especially Women and Children
Alternative Title(s): Protocol to Prevent, Suppress and Punish Trafficking in Persons, Especially Women and Children, Supplementing the United Nations Convention Against Transnational Crime
Available From: http://www2.ohchr.org/english/law/protocoltraffic.htm
http://www.uncjin.org/Documents/Conventions/dcatoc/final_documents_2/index.htm
http://www1.umn.edu/humanrts/instree/trafficking.html
Conclusion Date: 2000-11-15
Entry Into Force Date: 2003-09-29
Description: This Protocol supplements the Convention Against Transnational Crime. Its purpose is 1) to prevent and combat trafficking in persons, paying particular attention to women and children; 2) to protect and assist victims of trafficking, with full respect for their human rights; and 3) to promote cooperation among States in order to meet these objectives. The Protocol provides a definition of "trafficking in persons" and attempts to safeguard victims while punishing the offenders.


(The second link above contains all 3 relevant documents (Convention and two Protocols) in multiple languages).

Legal Citation: UN Doc. A/55/383 at 25 (2000); UN Doc. A/RES/55/25 at 4 (2001); 40 ILM 335 (2001)
Amends: Convention Against Transnational Organized Crime
EISIL Categories: Home > International Human Rights > Women's Human Rights
Home > International Human Rights > Rights of the Child
Home > International Human Rights > Slavery & Slavery-Like Practices
Keywords: crime
crime prevention
rights of children
rights of women
slavery & slavery-like practices
trafficking in persons
Language(s): Arabic
Chinese
English
French
Russian
Spanish
Document Creator: United Nations Office for Drug Control and Crime Prevention
Site Administrator: United Nations Office for Drug Control and Crime Prevention
http://www.unodc.org/unodc/en/contact-us.html


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