Re: [Stop-traffic] Government action?

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Subject: Re: [Stop-traffic] Government action?
From: Melanie Orhant (
Date: Mon Jan 22 2001 - 09:57:11 EST


You can go to the Stop-Traffic website <<>> and
find a link to the Trafficking Protocol and the countries that have
signed on to it.


> >Re: [Stop-traffic] Recommended: "Sex slavery racket a growing concern in
>Latin America"
> >
> >Ms. Jordan thinks that trafficking people, whether for sex slavery or
> >other forms of labor, is an issue whose time has come. The CIA first
> >reported on it in 1999, and in December's UN meeting on organized
> >crime, 80 nations signed a protocol to share information on trafficking
> >rings, and protect women forced into prostitution.
> >
> >
>I am very interested in this statement and would like to know more about
>which governments have promised action and in what form.
>I am working on a plan that, if it succeeds, will hopefully get some action
>from the Nepalese government....
>Helen Brown
>Stop-traffic mailing list

Melanie Orhant
Stop-Traffic Moderator

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