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Author:  Kamala Budhathoki Sarup
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Date:  June 26, 2016
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Trafficking in women have worsened over the past three decades.

Kamala Budhathoki 'Sarup'

Published in Worldpress.org

Although The International Agreement for the Suppression of the White Slave Trade, signed in Paris on May 18, 1904, to deal with the issue of trafficking in women, but, unfortunately, each and every regional and international initiation cannot be dealt with properly because of a lack of time.

The South Asian Association for Regional Cooperation (S.A.A.R.C.) addressed the issue of trafficking and agreed to mention the issue in its declaration: "Expressing grave concern at the trafficking of women and children within and between countries, the Heads of State or Government pledged to coordinate their efforts and take effective measures to address this problem."

According to a report in Asmita women's magazine: "The movement to suppress trafficking in Women began in England in 1869 as a campaign against state regulation of prostitution. Out of this conference came the International Agreement for the Suppression of white Slave Traffic which was signed by twelve countries in 1904. Meanwhile, in 1994, the U.N. General Assembly adopted a resolution condemning the "traffic in women and girls":

Asmita further said "The illicit and clandestine movement of persons across national and international borders, with the end goal of forcing women and girl children into sexually or economically oppressive and exploitative situations for the profit of recruiters, traffickers and crime syndicates, as well as other illegal activities related to trafficking, such as forced domestic labor, false marriages, clandestine employment and false adoption." The World Summit for Social Development was held in Copenhagen March 6-12, 1995.

The World Conference, held in Stockholm August 27-31, 1996, adopted many agenda for action against commercial sexual exploitation of children. Asmita magazine says, "A fundamental problem in responding to the issue of trafficking in women is the lack of a precise and coherent definition." Trafficking in women have steadily worsened over the past three decades.

Only, limited attempts have been made to combat the problem. A lack of commitment is obstacles to solving the crisis. Prostitution is officially illegal and HIV infection is high among prostitutes. There is an urgent need to reduce the sexual transmission of HIV/AIDS before it is too late. In spite of such sad factors, poor access to health delivery services, a lack of sex education in school curriculum, and poor knowledge about condoms are also contributing to the increase in HIV infection. The disease is killing tens of thousands of young women.

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Biography - Kamala Budhathoki Sarup

Journalist and editor Kamala Budhathoki Sarup specializes in reporting news and writing stories covering Freedom, Peace, Public health, Democracy, Women/Children, development, justice and advocacy from her location inside the United States. Human rights, anti-terrorism, and economic development are also part of the work. She is an editor for mediaforfreedom.com. (To promote freedom, democracy, anti-terrorism, Literature, women rights, public health, peace and empowerment (http://mediaforfreedom.com) has a strong role to play). Its activities support in societies undergoing crisis and changes. Ms. Kamala Budhathoki Sarup has also written numerous reports which includes "Women's Empowerment", Prevention of Trafficking in Women Through Media," and "Efforts to Prevent Trafficking for Media Activism." You can see her work online now via her website http://mediaforfreedom.com/. Kamala is a regular contributor to Cape May County Herald. Kamala also was a regular contributor to UPI- Asia News. She also published two Stories collections and several poems. Her interests include philosophy, feminism, political, socio-economic and literature. She also is experienced in organizational and community development. http://mediaforfreedom.com


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