GAATWGlobal Alliance Against Traffic in Women
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"Introduction." In Collateral Damage: The Impact of Anti-Trafficking Measures on Human Rights around the World, edited by GAATW, 1-28.
(1) See for example, the academic journal Anti-Trafficking Review by the Global Alliance Against Traffic in Women (GAATW):, which "explores trafficking in its broader context including gender analyses and intersections with labour and migrant rights" and "offers an outlet and space for dialogue between academics, practitioners and advocates seeking to communicate new ideas and findings to those working for and with trafficked persons." Open Democracy's "Beyond Trafficking and Slavery" "challenges the empty sensationalism of mainstream media accounts of exploitation and domination, and the hollow, technocratic policy responses promoted by businesses and politicians."
(108) See ibid 37, citing GAATW, Report of Fact-Finding Tour on Trafficking in Nepal, India, Bangladesh, Hong Kong, Taiwan and Japan (1996) 22.
These children are apparently trafficked into Thailand (ILO-IPEC 1999) Similarly, trafficking of the aged is increasing in scale in the Sub-Mekong region (GAATW 1999: 7).
(29) See Foundation Against Trafficking in Women (STV) and the Global Alliance Against Traffic in Women (GAATW).
For those well-acquainted with the rhetoric of organizations such as the Global Alliance Against Traffic in Women (GAATW), this study echoes those imperatives (indeed, the book's Appendix details a "Draft of standard minimum rules for the treatment of victims of trafficking in persons and forced labour and slavery-like practices" prepared by GAATW and the Foundation for Women).
One group that deserves particular mention is a group from Thailand, GAATW (Global Association Against Trafficking in Women).(1) This group was notable for the creativity of its program regarding the needs of women who have been brought to work illegally in countries other than their country of origin.