Global Alliance Against Traffic in Women (GAATW)
|ECOSOC Status:||Special Consultative|
|Type:||NGO working on Crime|
|Address:||191/1 Rm 41, 6th Fl, Sivalai Condo.
Charansanitwong Rd soi 12
|Region:||Southern and Eastern Asia|
Other:'human rights, policies, networking'
||The Global Alliance Against Traffic in Women (GAATW) is a network of non-governmental organisations from all regions of the world, who share a deep concern for the women, children and men whose human rights have been violated by the criminal practice of trafficking in persons. GAATW is committed to work for changes in the political, economic, social and legal systems and structures which contribute to the persistence of trafficking in persons and other human rights violations in the context of migratory movements for diverse purposes, including security of labour and livelihood.
In particular, GAATW addresses the diverse issues arising from the trafficking in persons as currently defined in the Palermo Protocol. Within this framework, it addresses the core aspects of trafficking in persons: forced labour and services in all sectors of the formal and informal economy as well as the public and private organisation of work. Furthermore, GAATW promotes and defends the rights and safety of all migrants and their families against the threats of an increasingly globalised and informalised labour market.