This collection of external links is a directory of organizations dealing with refugee, asylum and human rights topics or provide (country-specific) information otherwise useful for practitioners. The directory contains over 3000 links to relevant internet sources and has been compiled and organized by type of organization, topic/mandate, regions and countries they relate to. This additional service has been provided to facilitate research by providing a mechanism to access information that may be relevant for decision makers and is not as such included in Refworld.
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Coalition Against Trafficking in Women (CATW)
" The Coalition Against Trafficking in Women-International (CATW) is a non-governmental organization that promotes women's human rights by working internationally to combat sexual exploitation in all its forms. Founded in 1988, CATW was the first international non-governmental organization to focus on human trafficking, especially sex trafficking of women and girls." (from website)
|European Commission: The fight against organised crime|
|International Labour Organization (ILO): Forced labour, human trafficking and slavery|
|International Organization for Migration (IOM): Counter-Trafficking|
|Interpol - Trafficking in Human Beings|
Office of the United Nations High Commissioner for Human Rights (OHCHR): Special Rapporteur on trafficking in persons, especially in women and children
In the discharge of his/her mandate, the Special Rapporteur on trafficking in persons , especially in women and children takes action on violations committed against trafficked persons and on situations in which there has been a failure to protect their human rights; undertakes country visits in order to study the situation in situ and formulate recommendations to prevent and or combat trafficking and protect the human rights of its victims in specific countries and/or regions.
|Organization for Security and Co-operation in Europe (OSCE) - Office of the Special Representative and Co-ordinator for Combating Trafficking in Human Beings|
Terre des hommes
"Terre des hommes Foundation, Lausanne, (Tdh) has focused on child trafficking since 1999. Resisting child trafficking is one of its organisational priorities. Terre des hommes has developed an understanding of child trafficking from its fieldwork experience in several countries, from its expertise in child rights and from the collective experience and knowledge of other agencies. From this accumulated experience and knowledge, Terre des hommes has developed its response." (from website)
The National Human Trafficking Resource Center
This web portal was created by the National MultiCultural Institute as a service to those individuals and organizations working to eliminate human trafficking.