trafficking in women and girls
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Form of trafficking that targets women and girls – in particular, but not limited to, those in the most disadvantaged positions.
See also: victim; survivor
Additional notes and information
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.