Subject: X-post # 1 from [end-violence] Re: Strategies against trafficking of women
From: Jyothi Kanics (firstname.lastname@example.org)
Date: Tue Feb 23 1999 - 18:07:19 EST
>Date: Mon, 22 Feb 1999 14:30:17 +0700 (ICT)
>From: Migrants Assistance Programme <email@example.com>
>Subject: [end-violence] Re: Strategies against trafficking of women
>MAP (Migrants Assistance Programme) is a fairly new Thai NGO working with
>migrant workers from Burma in Thailand. MAP offers health education and
>referrals with translation services to the hospitals, daily radio spots in
>Shan and Karen on health and rights, commununity education on construction
>sites and emergency accomodation. MAP advocates for the rights of migrant
>workers and their families.
>We suggest the following strategies to prevent trafficking of women, in
>particular pertaining to the situation in Burma and Thailand.
>1. Make bi-lateral and multi-lateral agreements allowing for legal labour
>migration of women in a wider variety of jobs.
>2. Support a democratic change in Burma and improvement of educational and
>employment opportunities for women.
>3. Set up labour information centres around the region with up-to-date,
>practical information covering both good and bad aspects of migrating for
>Migration Assistance Programme
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