La Strada Ukraine
Kyiv-based NGO working to prevent trafficking in women;
individual help for the the victims of trafficking;
includes global list of "hotlines" for women in need.
Lviv-based NGO dealing with the problems of sexually transmitted diseases (STDs)
and HIV\AIDS prevention in Western Ukraine.
World Federation of Ukrainian Womens' Organizations
Ukrainian National Women's League of America (UNWLA)
United Nations Department of Public Information - Non-Governmental Organizations Section
The UN Internet Gateway on the Advancement and Empowerment of Women
The United Nations Division for the Advancement of Women
The Commission on the Status of Women (CSW) was established as a
functional commission of the Economic and Social Council by Council
resolution 11(II) of 21 June 1946 to prepare recommendations and
reports to the Council on promoting women's rights in political,
economic, civil, social and educational fields.
The Convention on the Elimination of All Forms of
Discrimination against Women (CEDAW), adopted in 1979
by the UN General Assembly, is often described as an
international bill of rights for women. Consisting of a
preamble and 30 articles, it defines what constitutes
discrimination against women and sets up an agenda for
national action to end such discrimination.
United Nations Development Fund for Women
OSCE Office for Democratic Institutions and Human Rights
Organization for Security and Cooperation in Europe: Trafficking Unit
Global Survival Network (GSN)
The Global Survival Network is a Washington DC based nonprofit, non-governmental
organization. GSN recently complete a 2-year undercover investigation into the
trafficking of women for prostitution from Russia and the Newly Independent States.
You can order their final report entitled Crime & Servitude: An Expose in the
Traffic in women for Prostitution from the Newly Independent States, and
their 42-minute documentary video entitled BOUGHT & SOLD. Both are available
in English and in Russian. The video includes:
- undercover footage of meetings with the Russian mafiya about trafficking
operations into the United States, Japan and Australia
- interviews with women who were trafficked overseas to countries
including Germany, Spain, and China
- perspectives from international experts about how to address the problem
STOP TRAFFIC list archives
Coalition Against Trafficking in Women
TRAFFICKING IN MIGRANTS
International Organization for Migration (IOM) reports on trafficking of women and children
around the world.
Global Alliance Against Traffic in Women
Human Rights Watch
International Organization for Migration
Foundation of Women's Forum/Stiftelsen Kvinnoforum
Network of East-West Women
ECPAT (End Child Prostitution And Trafficking)
A commercial network with documents pertaining to global women's rights issues.