TRAFFICKING OF WOMEN. PROMOTING INTERNATIONAL HUMAN RIGHTS NORMS THROUGH PREVENTION, PROTECTION, AND PROSECUTION (THREE "P's) IN ARMENIA
This thesis analyses the incidence and nature of the trafficking in people in Armenia. The phenomenon of trafficking is considered to be one of the most pressing and complex issues in the contemporary world. The thesis adopts a human rights approach, contending the promotion of international human rights norms through a Three “P’s” policy that highlights the three most important aspects of any anti-trafficking program: Preventing exploitation from occurring in the first place; Protecting those identified as victims; and Prosecuting those who trafficked and exploited them. Alongside the analysis of the universal and regional instruments and mechanisms available to address the problem of trafficking in the human rights context, this thesis provides an overview of the emergence of Armenia’s NGO sector and its development and describes the NGO sector role and activity against trafficking in women for sexual exploitation. The thesis concludes with recommendations for strengthening the anti-trafficking efforts in Armenia.
School Location:USA - Ohio
Source Type:Master's Thesis
Keywords:trafficking of women international human rights norms prevention protection prosecution armenia
Date of Publication:01/01/2007