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Analysis of the Definition of Trafficking in Human Beings in the Palermo Protocol

Document number
1354
Date
2005
Title
Analysis of the Definition of Trafficking in Human Beings in the Palermo Protocol
Author/publisher
Marjan Wijers
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Document type(s)
Research/Study/Analysis,
Keywords
Palermo protocol; Women; Anti-trafficking measures; International law; Crime prevention; Protocol to the UN Convention against Transnational Organized Crime; Law enforcement; Protection
Summary
This report is made on the request of UNDP Belarus.The aim of this report is • to analyse the definition of trafficking in human beings as contained in the Palermo Protocol, its universality and applicability in national law; • to analyse its relation with related phenomena, in particular prostitution, smuggling of human beings and forced labour, slavery-like practices and servitude;• to give recommendations for the application of the Palermo definition in the national criminal code of Belarus
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