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政策简报 反人口贩运法 律和项目对性 工作者的影响

人口贩运在近几十年内引发了越来越多的全球关注,主要是因为国际法律机制的发展,原教旨女权主义者和废娼主义者团体的压力,这也是一种对移徙劳工增加的反应。

Аналитическая Записка: Влияние на секс-работников законов и инициатив в области борьбы с торговлей людьми

В последнее время проблема торговли людьми привлекает все больше внимание, не в последнюю очередь из-за развития международного законодательства, давления со стороны феминисток-фундаменталисток и аболиционистских организаций и реакции на усиление трудовой миграции.

Documento de Política: El impacto de la legislación e iniciativas contra la trata sobre las personas que ejercen el trabajo sexual

La trata de personas ha llamado la atención mundial en las últimas décadas, en gran medida como resultado del desarrollo de marcos internacionales, de la presión de grupos de feministas fundamentalistas y abolicionistas y como reacción ante el incremento en la migración laboral.

Document de Politique Générale: L’impact des lois et des initiatives de lutte contre la traite humaine sur les travailleurSEs du sexe

Ces dernières décennies, la traite des personnes a fait l’objet d’une attention grandissante sur la scène internationale, un phénomène qui résulte principalement de la mise en œuvre des traités internationaux de lutte contre la traite, de la pression exercée par les féministes fondamentales et les groupes abolitionnistes et d’une réaction à l’augmentation des migrations de travail dans le monde.

RAIDED: How Anti-Trafficking Strategies Increase Sex Workers' Vulnerability to Exploitative Practices

RAIDED was developed to forefront the experiences of women in sex work who have been raided, rescued and rehabilitated under the provision of anti-trafficking initiatives in India. It examines women’s narratives along with quantitative data about the strategies of raid, rescue and rehabilitation deployed to combat trafficking of women into sex work. The study unravels the impact of laws and policies on the lives of sex workers.

Policy Brief: The Impact of Anti-trafficking Legislation and Initiatives on Sex Workers

Trafficking in persons has generated increasing global attention in recent decades, largely due to the development of international frameworks, pressure from fundamental feminist and abolitionist groups, and as a reaction to increased migration for labour. International policies on trafficking frequently contain vague or ambiguous language, which can cause harm to sex workers in a number of ways.

Malawi High Court Rules Use of Rogue and Vagabond Law Unconstitutional

On 28 December 2016, 39 sex workers were arrested under the Rogue and Vagabond offence in the Malawian criminal code. This offence is often used to target street-based sex workers, drug users, vendors, and homeless people.

Section 184(1) (c) of the Penal Code provides that, “every person found in or upon or near any premises of any road or highway or any place adjacent thereto or in any public place at such time and under such circumstances as to lead to the conclusion that such person is there for an illegal or disorderly purpose, is deemed a rogue and vagabond.”

Malawian Court Rules in Favour of Sex Workers

On 24 February 2016, 19 women in the Dedza District of Malawi were arrested and fined. They were charged with living off the avails of prostitution. On 8 September 2016, the Zomba High Court ruled that the Dedza Magistrate had no jurisdiction to hear the case and that the arrest of the women was unconstitutional. According to the court, the law was meant to protect sex workers against exploitation. However, the law was being used to arrest, detain, and fine sex workers and this violated their human rights.