Demand

Posted in September 2nd, 2016
by ACRATH
  • Slavery in Supply Chains October 13, 2016 Do You Know Where Your Clothes Come From? https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=yvVlFJvHB-k Walk Free has produced this video clip to inform consumers about the power they have to make a difference. Demanding cheaper goods can fuel the demand for slave labour. What choices will you make in the future?
  • Gender Dimension of Human Trafficking April 15, 2016 Study Commissioned by European Commission Launched in Brussels in March 2016 Study on the Gender Dimension of Trafficking in Human Beings  was commissioned by the European Commission in the framework of the EU commitment to combat human trafficking. The report develops a series of recommendations, on the different aspects of the EU work on trafficking in human beings: ...
  • Stop Trafficking February 17, 2014 Anti-Human Trafficking Newsletter Vol 12 No 2 The February 2014 issue of Stop Trafficking  contains a number of article examining the debate about the link between human trafficking and prostitution.  The newsletter also reports that pornography is off the pay-per-view menu of all 171 Nordic Choice Hotels, Scandinavia’s largest hotel group.  This action was taken as ...
  • Stop Trafficking! December 23, 2013 Anti-Human Trafficking Newsletter Vol 11 No 12 The December issue of Stop Trafficking is now available.  This issue look at efforts to stem sexual exploitation in the US and globally. To down load the December issue of Stop Trafficking! click here.
  • The Demand Side of Sex Trafficking August 6, 2013 Media Representations of Women and Men in Australia Professor Bob Pease is from the  School of Heath and Social Development at Deakin University.  His research interests are in the fields of critical masculinity studies and critical social work practice. In the former area his specific research focus is on men’s violence against women and cross-cultural and global ...
  • Annual Report of Special Rapporteur on Trafficking in Persons July 9, 2013 Demand as a Factor in Fostering Exploitation and Trafficking of Persons The UN Special Rapporteur on Trafficking in Persons especially women and children has presented her annual report to the United Nations Human Rights Council.  “Demands for sexual exploitation, for cheap labour and domestic workers, for organ removal and sale, for illicit adoption and forced marriages, ...
  • Stop Trafficking! June 11, 2013 Anti-Human Trafficking Newsletter Vol 11 No 6 The June issue of Stop Trafficking looks at ways organisations are trying to address the Demand Issue with regard to trafficking for sexual exploitation.  It contains links to a number of websites and resources including a fact sheet that outlines how we can engage in the campaign to Stop ...
  • Stop Trafficking! March 25, 2013 Anti-Human Trafficking Newsletter Vol 11 No 3 This issue of Stop Trafficking looks at how the demand for commercial sex increases the trafficking of women and children and opens the door to globalized crime rings. Download your copy of the March issue here.
  • Commission on the Status of Women March 7, 2013 UNANIMA International writes for CSW UNANIMA International submitted a written “intervention” on trafficking in girls for the 57th Session of the Commission on the Status of Women taking place at the United Nations in New York from 4-15th March.  They invited other NGOs to sponsor this document with them.  The submission comments that gender inequality, poverty ...
  • ACRATH Newsletter June 2012 June 18, 2012 Latest ACRATH News The latest issue of ACRATH News reports on a workshop organised by ACRATH Victoria entitled ‘Understanding and Addressing the Demand Side of Sex Trafficking’ which was led by Professor Bob Pease, Chair of Social Work at Deakin University.  Other articles include Building on Asia-Pacific Networks and Fairtrade Update. Download a copy of the newsletter ...
  • Illegal Organ Trade Rising May 31, 2012 Traffickers Cashing in on Increased Demand Recent media reports indicate that traffickers are cashing in on the rising demand for replacement kidneys because of the rise in diabetes and other diseases. Organ trafficking rings have been uncovered in a number of countries including India, Pakistan, China.  The resurgence of trafficking has prompted the WHO to suggest ...
  • Understanding and Addressing the Demand Side of Sex Trafficking April 12, 2012 What Role do Women/Girls and Men/Boys Play in the Process Professor Bob Pease, School of Heath and Social Development at Deakin University, will be the presenter at a seminar entitled “Understanding and Addressing the Demand Side of Trafficking.  The seminar, sponsored by ACRATH Victoria, will be held on May 2 at the Treacy Centre in Parkville. Click ...
  • A “T.I.P.” About Trafficking March 6, 2012 New NGO Committee to Stop Trafficking in Persons Trafficking has assumed greater prominence at the UN, and among NGOs, with the creation of an NGO Committee to Stop Trafficking in Persons. The “trafficking” NGO interest group was formerly joined with the “migration” interest group. Its new separate status has attracted a greater diversity of other NGO groups, ...
  • Organ Trafficking in Australia July 31, 2011 Australia’s First Reported Case of Suspected Organ Trafficking The Australian media recently reported the Australian Federal Police were investigating an alleged case of organ trafficking.  Trafficking for the purpose of harvesting organs is an international problem but this is the first case to be reported in Australia. The Minister for Justice, Brendan O’Connor, said ”Irrespective of the type ...
  • Challenging the Demand Side of Sexual Slavery June 15, 2011 Attempts to Prevent Trafficking into Sexual Slavery The Swedish Example – trafficking laws in Sweden have evolved from the belief that  the demand for sexual services is a contributing factor towards trafficking for sexual purposes.  Click here to read Kajsa Claude’s report on the laws promulgated in Sweden in 1999, their implementation and the steps being taken ...
  • Religious Call and Prayers January 1, 2011 Pray with all those who are trafficked Reflect and pray for all concerned with human trafficking Each excerpt of the message from the Catholic sisters gathered in Rome in October, 2007 is addressed to persons concerned with human trafficking and is here also followed by a prayer for these persons. To the Victims We wish to say to you ...
  • Baby-trafficking horror exposed May 24, 2009 The Sydney Morning Herald Mark Russell May 24, 2009 CHILD-TRAFFICKING gangs were moving pregnant women from country to country, then waiting for them to give birth before selling their babies, Australia’s chief federal magistrate said yesterday. John Pascoe said the infants were being sold mainly for illegal adoption but also for sexual exploitation, slavery and begging. He said demand for ...
  • A question of bondage July 15, 2008 The Age Dr Anne Gallagher July 15, 2008 What does it mean to be a slave in the 21st century? A court case in Australia is seeking to define the legalities of “owning” another human being, writes Anne Gallagher. THIS week in Canberra, the High Court is considering what it means to be a slave in Australia in the ...