Trafficking in women, 1999

Submitted by: Baha’i National Women’s Committee 

The National Council of Women, concerned at the increase in cross-border trafficking in women and the significant number of women now brought into this country for the purpose of prostitution, asks H M Government to ensure that the Home Office gives urgent consideration, in its current review of the Sexual Offences Act, to the creation of a specific offence of Trafficking in Women carrying high deterrent penalties where there is evidence of corruption of coercion of the women involved.  

Reaffirmed 2002, 2006

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