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  Convention for the Suppression of the Traffic in Persons and of the Exploitation of the Prostitution of Others
Whereas prostitution and the accompanying evil of the traffic in persons for the purpose of prostitution are incompatible with the dignity and worth of the human person and endanger the welfare of the individual, the family and the community,
The Parties to the present Convention undertake, in connection with immigration and emigration, to adopt or maintain such measures as are required, in terms of their obligations under the present Convention, to check the traffic in persons of either sex for the purpose of prostitution.
Nothing in the present Convention shall be deemed to prejudice any legislation which ensures, for the enforcement of the provisions for securing the suppression of the traffic in persons and of the exploitation of others for purposes of prostitution, stricter conditions than those provided by the present Convention.
www.ohchr.org /english/law/trafficpersons.htm   (2285 words)

  
 Convention for the Suppression of the Traffic in Persons and of the Exploitation of the Prostitution of Others - ...
The suppression of the traffic in persons and of the exploitation of the prostitution of others resolution declares that the enslavement of women and children subjected to prostitution is incompatible with the dignity and fundamental rights of the human person.
Member States are co-operating closely with one another in the search for missing persons and in the identification of international networks of procurers and, if they are members of the International Criminal Police Organization, to co-operate with that organization, requesting it to make the suppression of the traffic in persons one of its priorities.
The definition of trafficking of this convention was departed from in the Trafficking Protocol to the United Nations Convention against Transnational Organized Crime.
en.wikipedia.org /wiki/Convention_for_the_Suppression_of_the_Traffic_in_Persons_and_of_the_Exploitation_of_the_Prostitution_of_Others   (288 words)

  
 Edwin Ginn Library-Multilaterals Project-Human Rights
Convention on the Prevention and Punishment of Genocide (9 Dec 1948).
Geneva Convention (I) for the Amelioration of the Condition of the Wounded and Sick in Armed Forces in the Field.
Convention for the Suppression of the Traffic in Persons and of the Exploitation of the Prostitution of Others (21 Mar 1950)
fletcher.tufts.edu /multi/humanRights.html   (756 words)

  
 Convention for the Suppression of the Traffic in Persons and of the Exploitation of the Prostitution of Others, 96 ...
Convention for the Suppression of the Traffic in Persons and of the Exploitation of the Prostitution of Others, 96 U.N.T.S. 271, entered into force July 25, 1951.
Convention for the Suppression of the Traffic in Persons and of the Exploitation of the Prostitution of Others, 96 U.N.T.S. entered into force July 25, 1951.
For the purposes of the present Convention the word "State" shall include all the colonies and Trust Territories of a State signatory or acceding to the Convention and all territories for which such State is intentionally responsible.
www1.umn.edu /humanrts/instree/trafficinperson.htm   (2271 words)

  
 Council of Europe - Explanatory Report to the Council of Europe Convention on Action against Trafficking in Human ...
– the Convention for the Suppression of the Traffic in Persons and of the Exploitation of the Prostitution of Others of 2 December 1949;
The text of the draft Convention was approved by the CAHTEH during its meeting in December 2004 and transmitted to the Committee of Ministers for submission to the Parliamentary Assembly for opinion.
The Convention for the Suppression of the Traffic in Persons and the exploitation of the Prostitution of Others (New York, 2 December 1949) cancelled and replaced, in parts, the provisions of the earlier international instruments.
conventions.coe.int /Treaty/EN/Reports/Html/197.htm   (16820 words)

  
 PTRI NEW YORK, Siaran Pers   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-26)
The signing of this Convention and its Protocol demonstrated Indonesia’s commitment to play an active role in combating the issue of transnational crime and terrorism through international cooperation.
The problem trafficking in persons has become a major issue in the region and in dealing with this problem, Indonesia hosted the First Bali Regional Ministerial Conference on People Smuggling, Trafficking in Persons and Related Transnational Crime (BRMC I) and in February 2002 and the Second BRMC in April 2003.
The issue of prostitution has not yet been regulated in the national law, however the signing of these two instruments is a step towards ratification which will enable Indonesia to harmonize its national law with related instruments prior ratification.
www.indonesiamission-ny.org /press/pr092503e.htm   (175 words)

  
 About HRI
Each Party to the present Convention shall establish or maintain a service charged with the co-ordination and centralization of the results of the investigation of offences referred to in the present Convention.
The present Convention shall be ratified and the instruments of ratification shall be deposited with the Secretary-General of the United Nations.
For the purposes of the present Convention the word "State" shall include all the colonies and Trust Territories of a State signatory or acceding to the Convention and all territories for which such State is internationally responsible.
www.hri.ca /uninfo/treaties/33.shtml   (2227 words)

  
 Trafficking in Persons
On the other side are advocacy groups, some of them feminist, who defend sex work as a legitimate profession that some women choose freely and advocate the importance of the right to self-determination.
The first international legal instrument to deal with trafficking was the 1949 Convention of the Suppression of the Traffic in Persons and of the Exploitation of the Prostitution of Others (http://www.unhchr.ch/html/menu3/b/33.htm).
The Protocol highlights the inhuman, degrading and dangerous exploitation of trafficked person and is expected to standardize the terminology, laws, and practices of countries.
www.brandeis.edu /projects/fse/Pages/trafficking.html   (600 words)

  
 The Protection Project
In 1955, Iraq accessed to the 1949 Convention for the Suppression of the Traffic in Persons and of the Exploitation of the Prostitution of Others, which requires state parties to punish exploiting the prostitution of others and maintaining a brothel.
Exploitation shall include, at a minimum, the exploitation of the prostitution of others or other forms of sexual exploitation, forced labour or services, slavery or practices similar to slavery, servitude or the removal of organs.”
The Parties to the present Convention further agree to punish any person who: (1) Keeps or manages, or knowingly finances or takes part in the financing of a brothel; (2) Knowingly lets or rents a building or other place or any part thereof for the purpose of the prostitution of others.
www.protectionproject.org /imm.htm   (1519 words)

  
 E/1994/76 Suppression of the traffic in persons and of the exploitation of the prostitution of others
E/1994/76 Suppression of the traffic in persons and of the exploitation of the prostitution of others
Committee feels that traffic in women and the exploitation of women for prostitution are acts of violence against them and that such traffic and exploitation make women especially vulnerable to other forms of violence.
Prostitutes are especially vulnerable to violence because their status, which may be unlawful, tends to marginalize them.
www.un.org /documents/ecosoc/docs/1994/e1994-76.htm   (3559 words)

  
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The Convention for the Suppression of the Traffic in Persons and of the Exploitation of the Prostitution of Others consolidates other international agreements concluded on this issue since 1904.The main objective of the Convention is to provide effective measures against all forms of trafficking in women and the exploitation of prostitution.
For the first time in an international instrument, the Convention declares prostitution and the traffic in persons to be incompatible with the dignity and worth of the human person and to endanger the welfare of the individual, the family and the community.
States Parties agree to punish any person who procures, entices or leads away another person for purposes of prostitution, even with the consent of that person; exploits the prostitution of another person, even with the consent of that person; or keeps or supports a brothel.
untreaty.un.org /english/TreatyEvent2001/19.htm   (330 words)

  
 Documents on Canadian External Relations (DCER)   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-26)
I have the honour to report on the adoption by the Third Committee, of the Convention for the Suppression of the Traffic in Persons and of the Exploitation of the Prostitution of Others.
(a) Definition of prostitution-The Sixth Committee at the instigation of the Swedish representative had included in its report a remark to the effect that a number of States would be unable to accept the Convention if incitement to prostitution and similar acts were not further qualified by the words "committed for gainful purposes".
When the vote was finally taken on the amended text of the draft Convention, it was adopted by 34 votes in favour, including Canada, with no opposition and 8 abstentions including the United States, the United Kingdom, and France.
dfait-maeci.gc.ca /department/history/dcer/details-en.asp?intRefid=8826   (1246 words)

  
 Hukum Internasional   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-26)
Convention for the Suppression of the Traffic in Persons and of the Exploitation of the Prostitution of Others (1949); and its status
Convention on the Prevention and Punishment of Crimes against Internationally Protected Persons, including Diplomatic Agents, adopted by the General Assembly of the United Nations on 14 December 1973.
International Convention for the Suppression of the Financing of Terrorism, adopted by the General Assembly of the United Nations on 9 December 1999.
www.unsrat.ac.id /hukum/uu/hi.htm   (770 words)

  
 Notes on the Speech by Taipei City Mayor Chen Shui-pien
In December 1949 the UN officially passed a "Convention for the suppression of the traffic in persons and of the exploitation of the prostitution of others." We were one of the nations of the UN, so we had to comply with this resolution prohibiting trafficking in people and exploiting others through prostitution, and stopped.
So after the UN "Convention for the suppression of the traffic in persons and of the exploitation of the prostitution of others" was passed, it became a global trend and current.
The existence of prostitutes is not a matter of a right to do sex work, and should not receive the protection of the law and the constitution.
www.nswp.org /rights/tulips/mayors_speech.html   (837 words)

  
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The Convention for the Suppression of the Traffic in Persons and of the Exploitation of the Prostitution of Others consolidates other international agreements concluded on this issue since 1904.
The main objective of the Convention is to provide effective measures against all forms of trafficking in women and the exploitation of prostitution.
The Convention is open for signature, indefinitely, by any Member of the United Nations and any other State to which an invitation has been addressed by the Economic and Social Council and is subject to ratification.
untreaty.un.org /English/TreatyEvent2003/Treaty_8.htm   (511 words)

  
 Untitled Document   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-26)
Two international conferences were held in Paris in 1902 and in 1910, culminating with the signing of the International Convention for the Suppression of the White Slave Traffic on May 4, 1910.
Its preamble states, "Whereas prostitution and the accompanying evil of the traffic in persons for the purpose of prostitution are incompatible with the dignity and worth of the human person and endanger the welfare of the individual, the family and the community."
(d) Any institution or practice whereby a child or young person under the age of 18 years, is delivered by either or both of his natural parents or by his guardian to another person, whether for reward or not, with a view to the exploitation of the child or young person or of his labour.
www.ibcr.org /PAGE_EN/E_FOCUS_3a.htm   (510 words)

  
 International Abolitionist Federation Resolution, Copenhagen Conference Dec 1999   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-26)
The conference was held on the occasion of the 50th Anniversary of the 2 December 1949 United Nations Convention on the Suppression of the Traffic in Persons and of the Exploitation of the Prostitution of others.
Prostitution and Trafficking are an expanding part of the Global Sex Industry.
Prostitution in any of its forms is unacceptable as it is a violation of basic human rights and a severe form of gender inequality.
www.qweb.kvinnoforum.se /papers/traffickingresolution.html   (492 words)

  
 prostitu.htm
The Parties to the present Convention undertake, in connexion with immigration and emigration, to adopt or maintain such measures as are required in terms of their obligations under the present Convention, to check the traffic in persons of either sex for the purpose of prostitution.
To repatriate persons referred to in article 18 who desire to be repatriated or who may be claimed by persons exercising authority over them or whose expulsion is ordered in conformity with the law.
For the purpose of the present Convention the word " State " shall include all the colonies and Trust Territories of a State signatory or acceding to the Convention and all territories for which such State is internationally responsible.
univie.ac.at /RI/KONTERM/intlaw/konterm/vrkon_en/html/doku/prostitu.htm   (2356 words)

  
 Category:Prostitution - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
List of famous people who were born due to prostitution
Optional Protocol to the Convention on the Rights of the Child on the Sale of Children, Child Prostitution and Child Pornography
Optional protocol on the sale of children, child prostitution and child pornography
en.wikipedia.org /wiki/Category:Prostitution   (128 words)

  
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Convention on the Prevention and Punishment of the Crime of Genocide
Convention on the non-applicability of statutory limitations to war crimes and crimes against humanity
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 The Avalon Project : 20th Century Documents
Convention for the Suppression of the Traffic in Persons and of the Explotation of the Prostitution of Others; March 21, 1950
Convention for the Suppression of Unlawful Acts Against the Safety of Civil Aviation (1971); January 26, 1973
Convention on the Prevention and Punishment of the Crime of Genocide; December 9, 1948
www.yale.edu /lawweb/avalon/20th.htm   (1522 words)

  
 The Protection Project
In addition, early conventions focused on the “criminalization” of trafficking and thus failed to fully address the various means of combating trafficking including prevention, protection of the causes of trafficking, and the protection of victims of trafficking.
While the exploitation of immigrant females for domestic or labor services[41] may be addressed under the 1990 U.N. Convention on the Protection of the Rights of all Migrant Workers and Members of their Families,[42] unfortunately the number of ratifications of this important international document is still few.
Trafficking in persons, within this context, is prohibited as a prostitution related activity, whether it is domestic or international in nature[134], for the purpose of prostitution or other slavery-like practices[135], in women or children[136], or whether it is recognized as a separate offense or merely an aggravated circumstance which warrants an increased penalty[137].
www.protectionproject.org /ila.htm   (5415 words)

  
 Should prostitution be legal?
According to the 1949 UN Convention for the Suppression of the Traffic in Persons and of the Exploitation of the Prostitution of Others, which has been ratified by 72 states: “prostitution and the accompanying evil of the traffic in persons.
In Brazil, prostitution is not illegal but it is illegal to operate a brothel, to rent premises to prostitutes, exploit children or live off the earnings of a prostitute.
“What prostituted women must endure in their ‘employment’ is what in other contexts would be the accepted definition of sexual harassment and sexual abuse in the workplace,” according to Janice Raymond, of the Coalition.
www.unesco.org /courier/1998_12/uk/ethique/txt1.htm   (2478 words)

  
 Index to Materials on Trafficking
Convention for the Suppression of the Traffic in Persons and of the Exploitation of the Prostitution of Others (United Nations, 1950).
Report of the Parliamentary Assembly on Traffic in women and forced prostitution in Council of Europe member states, (1997) [includes an Appendix on a questionnaire sent to member states on the issue of trafficking].
Stopping Traffic: An exploratory study of trafficking in women for sexual exploitation in the UK (organised crime), by L. Kelly and L. Regan, 2000.
www.peacewomen.org /resources/links/materialstrafficking.html   (2306 words)

  
 University of Minnesota Human Rights Library
Supplementary Convention on the Abolition of Slavery, the Slave Trade, and Institutions and Practices Similar to Slavery, 226 U.N.T.S. entered into force April 30, 1957.
International Agreement for the Suppression of the "White Slave Traffic," 18 May 1904, 35 Stat.
International Convention for the Suppression of the "White Slave Traffic," May 4, 1910, 211 Consol.
www.umn.edu /humanrts/instree/auof.htm   (304 words)

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