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ASEAN moving towards a human rights-based approach to Trafficking in Persons

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November 22, 2016 Comments (0) ASEAN, EU-ASEAN News, Political Affairs

28-30 September | Jakarta                   

The ‘Regional Review on Laws Policies and Practices within ASEAN Relating to the Identification, Management and Treatment of Victims of Trafficking, especially Women and Children’, was launched by the ASEAN Commission on the Promotion and Protection of the Rights of Women and Children (ACWC). Consultations for the Implementation of the ASEAN Convention against Trafficking in Persons, especially Women and Children (ACTIP) between the ASEAN Intergovernmental Commission on Human Rights (AICHR) and ASEAN Senior Officials’ Meeting on Transnational Crime (SOMTC) were held the next day. Both events were jointly supported by the USAID and the EU’s READI Human Rights Facility. For more information, please see the press releases on the Launch of the Regional Review and on the AICHR-SOMTC Consultation.

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