trafficking in women and girls

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Definition

Form of trafficking that targets women and girls – in particular, but not limited to, those in the most disadvantaged positions.

See also: victim; survivor

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United Nations Special Rapporteur on Trafficking in Persons, Especially Women and Children (2013). 2013 Report: Integration of a human rights-based approach in measures to discourage the demand that fosters all forms of exploitation of persons, especially women and children, and which leads to human trafficking.

URI: http://eige.europa.eu/taxonomy/term/1412