This report documents how hundreds of thousands of girls in Indonesia, some as young as 11, are employed as domestic workers in other people’s households, performing tasks such as cooking, cleaning, laundry, and child care. Most girls interviewed for the report worked 14 to 18 hours a day, seven days a week, with no day off. Almost all are grossly underpaid, and some get no salary at all. In the worst cases, girls reported being physically, psychologically, and sexually abused. Workers in the Shadows: Abuse and Exploitation of Child Domestic Workers in Indonesia
The 123 tools contained in this Toolkit offer guidance, recommended resources, and promising practices to policymakers, law enforcers, judges, prosecutors, victim service providers and members of civil society who are working in interrelated spheres towards preventing trafficking, protecting and assisting victims and promoting international cooperation.
Celebrated on March 8, International Women's Day is a global day connecting women around the world and recognizing their struggles to secure human rights and peace. Resources are offered on the 2008 theme, "Investing in Women and Girls" in addition to materials on global violence against women. Also listed in this eNewsletter are existing materials from the VAWnet collection that relate to violence against women internationally.
This guide focuses on the T visa, which provides immigration relief to foreign nationals trafficked into the United States. “This manual discusses the background of the T visa, suggests points to consider in evaluating a client’s eligibility for the T visa, evaluates the statute and regulations, and offers step by step instruction on preparing a T application for consideration by the U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Service. Identification and Legal Advocacy for Trafficking Victims, 2nd Edition
This fact sheet was developed for those working in school settings and provides an overview of human trafficking, how it affects schools, tips for identifying victims, and steps for reporting human trafficking. A list of resources and publications is also provided.
This E-Newsletter highlights resources on various forms of human trafficking. New materials addressing outreach, identification, service provision, legislation, policy advocacy, and the intersections of trafficking with issues such as of immigration, migration, and racism are featured. VAWnet E-Newsletter: Focus on Human Trafficking
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