Research Papers
Girls for Sale? Child Sex Ratio and Girls Trafficking in India
This paper examines if a skewed sex ratio and shortage of girls is associated with their illegal trafficking in India. Using panel data of 29 Indian states from 1980-2011, it is found that 100 unit increase in child sex ratio is associated with a 0.635% increase in illegal trafficking of girls. It is also found that the association to be heterogeneous by female empowerment, crime against women and party rule in the state. It is also found that association between child sex ratio and illegal traf
Nishith Prakash, Krishna Chaitanya Vadlamannati
01 Jun 2014
The Institute for the Study of Labor (IZA)
People Trafficking: An Update on Australia's Response
This Research Paper reviews and updates the contents of People trafficking: Australia’s response. It provides an overview of the people trafficking problem in Australia, Australia’s responses to date and the likely effectiveness of those measures. It also provides access to a range of relevant electronic resources on the issues.
Janet Phillips
22 Aug 2008
Parliament of Australia
Trafficking in Women and Girls
Trafficking in human beings is abhorrent phenomenon. It puts human being in a condition akin to slavery. In reality it is “modern days slavery” and as such it is absolute rejection of human rights of individual. It affects all: men, women, boys and girls. As a global phenomenon it impacts all countries: destination, transit and of course origin. In recent times it’s pace is accelerated and facilitated by globalization and modern technologies. It has structural, systematic rather than episo
Gulnara Shahinian
08 Nov 2002
United nations (UN)
Economic and Social Consequences of Drug Abuse and Illicit Trafficking
The economic and social consequences of illicit drug abuse and trafficking, however, implies first, that some measure of the magnitude of the problem is available and secondly, that there is some conceptual clarity about the nature of the consequences of these activities. As knowledge stands, neither of those requirements is fulfilled. Estimates of the extent of illicit drug production, distribution and consumption vary enormously, and are often contingent upon the methodology and political or
United Nations Office on Drugs and Crime (UNODC)
01 Jan 1998
United Nations Office on Drugs and Crime (UNODC)
Five Challenges, One Solution: Women
This report consists of five concise issue descriptions and links each challenge to women’s empowerment and gender parity, with an emphasis on action items and recommendations. By shedding light on the link between women’s empowerment and a specific challenge, this compendium aims to provide non-experts with a stronger elementary understanding of the impact that empowering women and girls can have on their area of interest.
World Economic Forum
01 Jan 2013
World Economic Forum (WEF)
Gender Approach of Development Partner
This paper highlights some of those efforts – with a view to demonstrating what can and has been achieved to date. In short, in addition to noting why gender mainstreaming is central to the poverty alleviation efforts of many international development institutions, the paper highlights how they have sought to implement gender mainstreaming in practice. And in providing “good practice” examples from these institutions, as well as useful links to programming and sectoral tools, the paper aims t
KfW Bankengruppe Group communications
01 Mar 2006
KfW Bankengruppe, Group communications
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