X-post # 1 from [end-violence] Re: Strategies against trafficking of women

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Subject: X-post # 1 from [end-violence] Re: Strategies against trafficking of women
From: Jyothi Kanics (jkanics@igc.apc.org)
Date: Tue Feb 23 1999 - 18:07:19 EST


>Date: Mon, 22 Feb 1999 14:30:17 +0700 (ICT)
>To: end-violence@edc-cit.org
>From: Migrants Assistance Programme <map@cm-sun.cm.ksc.co.th>
>Subject: [end-violence] Re: Strategies against trafficking of women
>
>Hello,
>
>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
>work.
>
>
>Migration Assistance Programme
>Thailand
>
>
>
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