Dissertation/Thesis Abstract

Eradicating the Sex Trade: Reworking Existing Legal Frameworks to Form Best Practice Solutions for Victims
by George, Margaret A.C., M.P.A., The American University of Paris (France), 2012, 96; 10305885
Abstract (Summary)

This paper presents a brief overview of what illegal sex trafficking in women and girls is by providing detailed description of sex trafficking network types. Additionally, it addresses issues which conflate accurate discussion of the sex trade. Existing international frameworks are then analyzed, with emphasis on EU. Afterwards, three best practice nations which have excellent legal framework for preventing the sex trade are analyzed. New solutions are then presented being directly targeted at Italy, Switzerland, and France, the 3 best practice nations presented here. In order to write this paper, several phone interviews were conducted with various international organizations. The goal was to gather information on all existing legal practices countries currently implement to prevent the proliferation of the sex trade. This particular topic was addressed because in short, the illegal sex trade of women and girls must stop. This paper presents the sex trade as a human rights violation, endemic in some cultures due to age old structural, patriarchal, and social constructs.

Sex trade, human rights violation, best practice solutions, legal framework in the sex trade, resolving illegal sex trade

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School: The American University of Paris (France)
School Location: France
Source: MAI 56/02M(E), Masters Abstracts International
Source Type: DISSERTATION
Subjects: International Relations, Public administration
Keywords: Best practice solutions, Human rights violation, Legal framework in the sex trade, Resolving illegal sex trade, Sex trade
Publication Number: 10305885
ISBN: 9781369494495
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