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Organizations: Trafficking

ANTI-SLAVERY INTERNATIONAL
Lesley Roberts, Unit 4, The Stableyard
Broomgrove Road, London SW9 9TL, UK
Tel: 44-171-924-9555
Fax: 738-4110
Website: www.antislavery.org

Publishes reports, particularly interested in the abuses of ethnic peoples of Burma.

ASIA PACIFIC CENTER FOR JUSTICE AND PEACE
110 Maryland Ave NE, Suite 504
Washington, DC 20002
Tel: 202-543-1094
Fax: 202-546-5103
Email: apcjp@igc.apc.org

APC focuses on the policies and actions of the U.S. government, corporations, international institutions, and religious bodies as they impact on Asia and the Pacific. Functions include: monitoring countries and issues, policy analysis, advocacy, public education, and resources networks.

CAPTIVE DAUGHTERS
10410 Palms Blvd
Los Angeles, CA 90034
Tel: 800 300 4918
Fax: 310 815 8739
Website: www.captivedaughters.org

Captive Daughters is a non-profit organization dedicated to ending the sex trafficking of girls.

COALITION AGAINST TRAFFICKING IN WOMEN
Dr. Janice Raymond
Univ of Massachusetts
P.O. Box 9338
N. Amherst, MA 01059
Fax: 413 367 9262
E-Mail: dhughes@uri.edu
Website: www.uri.edu

COALITION AGAINST TRAFFICKING IN WOMEN is feminist human rights non-governmental organization that works internationally to oppose all forms of sexual exploitation. This site has a listing of publications, organizations, campaigns and services.

COALITION TO ABOLISH SLAVERY AND TRAFFICKING
Little Tokyo Service Center
231 E. 3rd St. Suite G104
Los Angeles, CA 90013
Tel: 213 473 1611
Fax: 213 473 1601
Email: cast@traffickedd-women.org
Website: www.trafficked-women.org

COALITION AGAINST PROSTITUTION AND CHILD ABUSE AND TRAFFICKING (CAPCAT)
333 Laksi Plaza, 12th Floor, Tower 1
Changwatana Road, Don Muang
Bangkok, Thailand 10210
Tel: (66-2) 576-0899 or (66-2) 576-0990
Fax: (66-2) 576-1106 or (66-2) 576-1107
Email: Sean Parlaman
Website: http://www.capcat.ksc.net

Began in 1994, a non-governmental, secular, all volunteer organization.

COALITION AGAINST TRAFFICKING IN WOMEN
PO Box 123
Montague MA 01351
Tel: 413-367-2287
Fax: 413-367-9262
Email: dhughes@uriacc.uri.edu
Website: www.uri.edu/artsci/wms/hughes/catw/catw.htm

DEVELOPMENT AND EDUCATION PROGRAM FOR DAUGHTERS AND COMMUNITIES (DEPDC)
Mr. Sompop Jantraka
PO Box 10, Mae Sai,
Chiang Rai, 57130 THAILAND
Tel: 66- 053-733 186
Fax: 66- 053-642 415
Email: depc@ksc.th.com
Websites: www.depdc.org (international)   /   www.depdc.de (german)

DEPDC was founded in 1989 as a community-based initiative aimed at preventing young girls from being forced in to prostitution. DEPDC assists over 400 children by providing them with education and training. DEPDC works throughout Northern Thailand from five centers, with headquarters in Mai Sai.

ECPAT-USA, Inc.
End Child Prostitution, Child Pornography, and Trafficking of Children for Sexual Purposes
475 Riverside Dr. Room 830, New York NY 10115
Tel: 212-870-2427
Fax: 212-870-2055
Email: ecpatusa@hotmail.com
Website: www.rb.se/ecpat.net

Ecpat is a global network of organizations and individuals working together for the elimination of child prostitution, child pronography and the trafficking of children for sexual purposes.

EMPOWER
PO Box 1065
Silom Post Office
Bangkok, 10504 THAILAND

Empower works with sex workers in Bangkok and Chiang Mai teaching language, literacy, and skills.

FOUNDATION AGAINST TRAFFICKING IN WOMEN (STV)
Post Box 1455
3500 BL Utrecht, The Netherlands
Tel: ++ 31-30-2716044
Fax: ++ 31-30-2716084
Email: S.T.V@inter.NL.net

FOUNDATION FOR WOMEN
35/267 Charansanitwongse 62
Bangkok 10700, THAILAND
Tel: 433 5149
Fax: 435 1246

GLOBAL ALLIANCE AGAINST TRAFFICKING IN WOMEN (GAATW)
PO Box 1281 Bangrak post Office,
Bangkok 10500,
Thailand
Tel: ++ 66-2-864-1427/28
Fax: ++ 66-2-864-1637
Email: GAATW@mozart.inet.co.th
Website: www.inet.co.th/org/gaatw

GAATW was formed at the International Workshop on Migration and Traffic in Women organised by the Foundation for Women in Chiang Mai, Thailand, in October 1994.  Their aim is to ensure that the human rights of trafficked women are respected and protected by authorities and agencies.  Their strategy is to involve grassroots women in all work.  GAATW has over 150 individual and organisational members.

GLOBAL FUND FOR WOMEN
Circle Against Sex Trafficking
425 Sherman Ave. Suite 300
Palo Alto CA 14306-1823
Tel: 650-853-8305
Fax: 650-328-0384
Email: gfw@globalfundforwomen.org
Website: www.globalfundforwomen.org

GLOBAL SURVIVAL NETWORK
PO Box 73214
Washington. DC 20009
Tel: 202-387-0028
Fax: 202-387-2590
Email: ingsn@igc.org or stop-traffic@solar.rtd.utk.edu
Website: www.globalsurvival.net

GSN's Human Trafficking Program focuses in the international trade in people for forced labor, including sweatshop labor and forced prostitution. The program is divided into three component: research, pubic awareness and advocacy, and grassroots community outreach.

HEALTH PROJECT FOR TRIBAL PEOPLE
Kim Brown
Box 29 Chiang Mai 5000 THAILAND
Tel: (053) 304-659
Fax: (053) 244-569

HPTP is a project of Mae Sarieng Christian Hospital, and consists of health teams from Akha, Lahu, Pwo Karen and Sgaw Karen tribes. Each team has developed AIDS materials in their own languages, and conduct village workshops. HPTP has also developed home care materials, enabling members of HIV-infected tribal people to be cared for in their village. HPTP also has homes for infected tribal women and their children.

HUMAN RIGHTS WATCH/ASIA
Martina Vandenberg / Samya Burney
485 Fifth Ave, New York, New York 10017-6104
Tel: 212-972-8400 / Fax: 212-972-0905
Email: hrwnyc@hrw.org
Website: www.hrw.org/about/projects/women.html

London Office
Zunetta Liddell
33 Islington High Street, London N1 9LH, UK
Tel: 44-171-713 1995
Fax: 44-171-713-1899
Email: hrwatch@gn.apc.org
Website: www.hrw.org

HUMAN RIGHTS WATCH/ WOMEN'S RIGHTS PROJECT
1552 K Street, NW #910
Washington, DC 20005
Tel: 202-371-6592
Fax: 202-371-0124
Email: hrwdc@hwr.org or burnsp@hrw.org
Website: www.hrw.org/about/projects/women

Human Rights Watch is dedicated to protecting the human rights of people around the world. They stand with victims and activists to prevent discrimination, to uphold political freedom, to protect people from inhumane conduct in wartime, and to bring offenders to justice. They investigate and expose human rights violations and challenge governments and those who hold power to end abusive practices and respect international human rights law. They enlist the public and the international community to support the cause of human rights for all.

IMAGES ASIA
PO Box 2 Prasingha Post Office
Muang Chiang Mai, 50200 Thailand
Tel: 66-53-211 282
Fax 66-53- 406 155
Email: sitthi@cm.ksc.co.th

KAREN WOMEN'S ORGANIZATION
Ms. Margaret San Htoo
PO Box 5,
Mae Sot, Tak, THAILAND
  or
KWO/ 7 Thanupong Soi 1
Nong Pakrang,
Muang Chiangmai 5000, THAILAND
Tel: 66 53 24 9746

An ethnic based organization offering assistance to woman who have been raped, beaten and/or forced into hard labor. KWO has been trying to prevent the young women from falling into the hands of job brokers involved in the sex industry.

PROTECTION NETWORK FOR BURMESE MIGRANTS
c/o Centre for the Protection of Women's Rights
18/16 Soi Wat Deeduad,
Charansantiwong 12 Road, Tha Phra
Bangkok Yai, Bangkok 10600 Thailand
Tel: 66 2 412 1196
Fax: 66 2 412 9833

SHAN HUMAN RIGHTS FOUNDATION (SHRF)
PO Box 41
Mae Hong Son, 58000 Thailand

Shan Human Rights Foundation documents the human rights situation in Burma's Shan States, the source area for many of the women trafficked into Thailand.

SHAN WOMEN'S ACTION NETWORK (SWAN)
GPO Box 79, Chiang Mai 50000 Thailand
Tel/Fax: 66 53 278 226
Email: kinneree@hotmail.com

SWAN was established in 1999 by Shan women living in Thailand and along the Thai border with Shan state. Their objectives are promoting women's rights and the rights of children, opposing exploitation of and violence against women and children, working together for peace and freedom in their society, empowering women for a better life, and raising awareness to preserve natural resources and the environment.

WOMEN'S ASSOCIATION OF SHAN STATE
PO Box 41
Mae Hong Song 58000 Thailand

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Organizations: Human Rights/Democracy

ALL BURMA STUDENT'S DEMOCRATIC FRONT (ABSDF)
PO Box 42 Huanark Post Office
Bangkok 10243 Thailand
Tel/Fax 011 66 2 379 2002
Website: www.freeburmacoalition.org

Publishes Dawn/Voice of the Peacock and Research Papers. Good articles on human rights abuses, published bi-monthly by ABSDF.

AMNESTY INTERNATIONAL
1, Easton Street, London WC1 X8DJ, UK
Tel: 91 11 413 5500
Fax: 44 71 956 1157
Email: amnestyis@gn.apc.org
Website: www.amnesty.org

Publishes reports and issues Urgent Actions. Good information on political prisoners, forced labor and human rights in general. Effective in the human rights forums in Geneva.

ANTI-SLAVERY INTERNATIONAL
Lesley Roberts, Unit 4, The Stableyard
Broomgrove Road, London SW9 9TL, UK
Tel: 44 171 924 9555
Fax: 738 4110
Website: www.antislavery.org

Publishes reports, particularly interested in the abuses of ethnic peoples of Burma.

ASIA PACIFIC CENTER FOR JUSTICE AND PEACE
110 Maryland Ave NE, Suite 504
Washington, DC 20002
Tel: 202-543-1094
Fax: 202-546-5103
Email: apcjp@igc.apc.org

APC focuses on the policies and actions of the U.S. government, corporations, international institutions, and religious bodies as they impact on Asia and the Pacific. Functions include: monitoring countries and issues, policy analysis, advocacy, public education, and resources networks.

BURMA ACTION GROUP (BAG)
Sarah Sutcliffe
Collin's Studio, Collin's Yard
Islington Green, London N1 2XU, UK
Tel: 44-71-359-7679
Fax: 44-71-354-3987
Email: bagp@gn.apc.org

Publishes BURMA NEWS quarterly, covering the situation of refugees, ethnic peoples, the environment and narcotics. Maintains resource center and small library.

BURMA CENTRUM NEDERLAND
Paulus Potterstraat 20
1071 DA Amsterdam NETHERLANDS
Tel: 31-0-20-6716952
Fax: 31-0-20-6713513
Email: bcm@xs4all.nl

THE BURMA FUND
1638 R Street NW, Suite 240
Washington, DC 20009
Tel: 202 667 3451
Fax: 202 667 3651
Email: mailbox@burmafund.org
Website: www.burmafund.org

BURMA INFORMATION GROUP (BIG)
PO Box 1027, Suan Phulu Post Office
Bangkok, Thailand
Email: steele@mozart.inet.co.th

The most comprehensive Burma information service in Thailand. Includes information on human rights abuses and companies investing in Burma. Publishes a monthly newsletter, BURMA ISSUES.

THE BURMA PROJECT
Open Society Institute
Maureen Aung Thwin, Director
400 West 59th Street, 4th Floor
New York, NY 10019
Tel: 212-548-0632
Fax: 212-548-4655
Email: burma@sorosny.org
Website: www.soros.org/burma

The Burma Project, established by the Open Society Institute in 1994, is dedicated to increasing international awareness of conditions in Burma and helping the country make the transition from a closed to an open society. The Burma Project initiates, supports, and administers a range of programs and activities around the globe including:

  • Efforts by and for multi-ethnic, grassroots organizations dedicated to the restoration and preservation of fundamental freedoms, including political, economic, environmental, and human rights for all the people of Burma, regardless of race, ethnic background, age, or gender.
  • Education programs for Burmese students, especially those whose schooling was disrupted by the military takeover of 1988.
  • Professional and vocational training for young Burmese abroad who plan to return to live and work in a democratic Burma.

BURMANET SUBSCRIPTION INFORMATION:
Website: www.burma.net

The BurmaNet News is an electronic newspaper covering Burma. Articles from newspapers, magazines, newsletters, the wire services and the Internet as well as original material are published. It is produced with the support of the Burma Information Group (B.I.G) and the Research Department of the ABSDF. We are also grateful to many other friends around the world who send us articles to post.
The BurmaNet News is e-mailed directly to subscribers and is also distributed via the soc.culture.burma and seasia-l mailing lists. For a free subscription to the BurmaNet News send a message to: majordomo@igc.apc.org

a. For the BurmaNet News only:
in the message, type: subscribe burmanews-l
b. For the BurmaNet News and 4-5 other messages a day:
in the message, type: subscribe burmanet-l

THE BURMESE REFUGEE CARE PROJECT (BRCP)
Dr. Ben Brown
PO Box 1774
Sebastapol, CA 95473
Tel: 707-522-9701

The BRCP was founded in 1989 to help the displaced people of Burma. It's primary focus is to support and assist the work of the Dr. Cynthia Maung medical clinic on the Thai-Burma border. Current projects include mobile medical teams, clinic supplies, Adopt-A-Medic Program, Medical books, lab supplies, and medic training,

BURMESE RELIEF CENTRE (BRC)
Pippa Curran
PO Box 48, Chiang Mai University
Chiang Mai, 50002 THAILAND
Tel/Fax: 66-53-278-152
Email: philippa@cm.ksc.co.th

BRC offers essential material and food support to ethnic minority families forced to flee Burma and take refuge along the Thai border. The centre is also home to the Shan Human Rights Foundation which documents the human rights situation in Burma's Shan States, the source area for many of the women trafficked into Thailand.

BURMESE BORDER CONSORTIUM (BBC)
Sally Thompson, Program Coordinator
12/15 Convent Road, Silom Road
Bangkok, Thailand 10500
Tel: 66-02-232-2568
Fax: 66-02-266-5376
Email: bbcbkk@mozart.inet.co.th

The largest organization supplying food, shelter, and emergency assistance to Burmese refugees in Thailand. BBC is a consortium of several groups and receives support from the European Union, Church organizations, and private donations.

CANADIAN FRIENDS OF BURMA
145 Spruce Street #206
Ottawa ON K1R 6P1 CANADA
Tel: 613-237-8056
Fax: 613-563-0017
Email: cfob@web.apc.org

DR. CYNTHIA'S CLINIC
Primary Health Care
Dr. Cynthia Maung
PO Box 67 Mae Sot, Tak THAILAND
Tel/Fax: 66-55-533644

This clinic provides health care to all people affected by conflict arising from the ongoing struggle for democracy in Burma.

EARTH RIGHTS INTERNATIONAL
Southeast Asia office
P.O.Box 12
Lard Phrao Juntion
Bangkok 10901, Thailand
Tel/fax: 66 2 5122051
Email: earth@ksc.th.com

U.S East Coast Office
#2012 Massachusetts Ave.NW
Washington DC 20036
Tel: 202 466 5188
Fax: 202 466 5189
Email: eri@igc.org

U.S. West Coast Office
4330 Dayton Ave. N.
Seattle, WA 98103
Tel/Fax: (206) 547 2028
Email: bapple@pipeline.com
Website: www.earthrights.org

EarthRights International (ERI) is a nonprofit, nongovernmental organization (NGO) that combines the power of law and the power of people in defense of human rights and the environment. ERI works on the ground level in Southeast Asia, where the exploitation of natural resources threatens indigenous cultures, where local communities can’t obtain crucial information about environmental degradation, and where governments and private businesses persecute environmentalists.

Recognizing that human rights and environmental abuses are often connected, ERI works to unite human rights and environmental activists and to provide them with the tools necessary to achieve sustainable change.  ERI’s mission is to protect humans and their natural environment from abuses occurring in the name of development.

FREE BURMA COALITION
P.O.Box 19405
Washington, DC 20036
Tel: 202 777 6009
Fax: 202 234 5176
Website: www.freeburmacoalition.org www.metalab.unc.edu/freeburma

FBC is an umbrella group of organizations around the world working for ?freedom and democracy in Burma.

BURMA BORDER PROJECTS
22 Gray Street
Arlington, MA 02476
Tel: 781 643 0423
Email: bbp@burmaborderprojects.org or mforhan@ctc.org
Website: www.burmaborderprojects.org

BBP is committed to funding health and education projects for refugees and migreant workers in a timely, informed and flexible manner and strongly supports efforts that enhance the economic and social empowerment of refugee women.

HUMAN RIGHTS WATCH/ WOMEN'S RIGHTS PROJECT
1552 K Street, NW #910
Washington, DC 20005
Tel: 202 371 6592
Fax: 202 371 0124
Email: hrwdc@hwr.org or burnsp@hrw.org
Website: www.hrw.org

Human Rights Watch is dedicated to protecting the human rights of people around the world. We stand with victims and activists to uphold political freedom, to protect people from inhumane conduct in wartime, and to bring offenders to justice. We investigate and expose human rights violations and challenge governments and those who hold power to end abusive practices and respect international human rights law.

HUMAN RIGHTS WATCH/ASIA
Martina Vandenberg / Samya Burney
485 Fifth Ave,
New York, NY 10017-6104
Tel: 212 972 8400
Fax: 212 972 0905
Email: hrwnyc@hrw.org
Website: www.hrw.org

London Office
Zunetta Liddell
33 Islington High Street,
London N1 9LH, UK
Tel: 44 171 713 1995
Fax 44 171 713 1899
Email: hrwatch@gn.apc.org
Website: www.hrw.org

IMAGES ASIA
PO Box 2 Prasingha Post Office
Muang Chiang Mai, 50200 Thailand
Tel: 66 53 211 282
Fax 66 53 406 155
Email: sitthi@cm.ksc.co.th

INSTITUTE FOR ASIAN DEMOCRACY
Michelle Bohanna
1518 K Street NW, Suite 410
Washington, DC 20005
Tel: 202 737 4101
Fax: 202 232 0427
Email: 76513.1112@compuserve.com

Good contacts with US senators and congress people.

KAREN NATIONAL LEAGUE
P.O. Box 320518
San Francisco, CA 14132-0518
Email: KNLcomm@aol.com
Website: www.karen.org

KNL is a muti-national Karen organization, consisting of smaller organizations who are working towards the betterment of the Karens. Their web site contains an extensive list of books in Karen and English organized by author.

KAREN YOUTH ORGANIZATION
Email: kyousa@compuserve.com

KYO is a closely knit and active organization of Karen youths with branches in Canada, Australia, US, Japan, Thailand, and India.

KAREN STUDENT NETWORK GROUP
P.O. Box 330 Chiangmai, P.O.
Chaingmai, 50000 Thailand

The is an organization of Karen Students who are primarily based in the Thailand/Burma border area who fight for Karen issues.

KAREN HUMAN RIGHTS GROUP
Box 73, Mae Sot,
Tak 63110 THAILAND
Email: khrg@burma.net
Website: metalab.unc.edu/freeburma/humanrights/khrg/archive/

KHRG is a small organization which does extensive research in to human rights abuses of the ethnic people of Burma. They document the situation in all parts of Burma whenever first hand information is available, though their background and limited resources lead them to focus their activities in southeastern Burma, particularly Karen areas.
They distribute information in the form of detailed firsthand reports, photo sets, information updates, commentaries and analytical reports. Their web site contains an archive of many of their reports and photo sets.

KAREN NATIONAL UNION (KNU)
P.O Box 22, Mae Sot,
Tak, 63110 THAILAND
Fax: 66 2 332 1924

KNU is the Karen revolutionary government fighting to end all injustices towards the Karen peoples.

KAREN REFUGEE COMMITTEE (KRC)
Pastor Robert Htwe
PO Box 5, Mae Sot,
Tak 63110 THAILAND
Tel: 66 55 532 947
Fax: 66 55 546 869

KAREN WOMEN'S ORGANIZATION
Ms. Margaret San Htoo
PO Box 5,
Mae Sot, Tak, THAILAND
  or
KWO/ 7 Thanupong Soi 1
Nong Pakrang,
Muang Chiangmai 5000, THAILAND
Tel: 66 53 24 9746

An ethnic based organization offering assistance to woman who have been raped, beaten and/or forced into hard labor. KWO has been trying to prevent the young women from falling into the hands of job brokers involved in the sex industry.

MEDICINES SANS FRONTIERS
Burma Project
Dr. Frank Smithuis, Resident Representative
P.O. Box 2-154,
Bangkok, Thailand 10200
Website: www.msf.org

A medical NGO active in health and HIV/AIDS prevention inside Burma.

NATIONAL COALITION GOVERNMENT OF THE UNION OF BURMA
815 Fifteenth Street, NW Suite 910
Washington DC 20005
Tel: 202 393 7342
Fax: 202 393 7343
Email: ncgub@igc.apc.org

PROTECTION NETWORK FOR BURMESE MIGRANTS
c/o Centre for the Protection of Women's Rights
18/16 Soi Wat Deeduad,
Charansantiwong 12 Road, Tha Phra
Bangkok Yai, Bangkok 10600 Thailand
Tel: 66 2 412 1196
Fax: 66 2 412 9833

REFUGEES INTERNATIONAL
Mary E. Pack, Burma Project Director
2639 Connecticut Avenue,
NW Washington DC, 20008
Tel: 202 828 0110
Fax: 202 828 0819
Email: ri@refintl.org
Website: www.refintl.org

A US based NGO that supports Burmese refugees and publishes Burma Debate, a Quarterly journal of ideas and information.

SANGHA METTA PROJECT (under UNICEF patronage)
Lawrence Maund, Project Manager
Mahamakut Buddhist University, Lanna Campus
Wat Chedi Luang Worawihan
103 Phra Pokklao Road,
Chiang Mai, Thailand 50200
Tel: 66 53 814405
Fax: 66 53 212715
E-mail: laurie@cm.ksc.th.co

A Buddhist HIV/AIDS Project that trains Buddhist monks in HIV education and care for people with AIDS. This project supports the hospice movement in Thailand, and is currently trying to expand its activities to Buddhist Monks and Nuns in Cambodia and Burma.

SHAN HUMAN RIGHTS FOUNDATION (SHRF)
SHRF - Headquarter
P.O. Box 201
Phrasing P.O.
Chiang Mai 50200 Thailand
email: ri@refintl.org

SHRF - Europe
Marktstr. 29
25436 Uetersen
Federal Republic of Germany
Tel/Fax: ++ 49 4122 1330
Email: Sai Wansai  - m.win@elmshorn.netsurf.de

SHRF - North America
Box 384
141-6200 McKay Ave
V5H 4M9, Canada
Tel: ++ 604 430 2714
Email: Sai On  - nammao@hotmail.com

Website: www.shanland.org

The Shan Human Rights Foundation is a non-governmental organization formed on December 6, 1990, in the free territory of Shan State, with the support of the Buddhist brotherhood, the national resistance, expatriate Shans and many individuals inside and outside Shan State.

SHAN WOMEN'S ACTION NETWORK (SWAN)
GPO Box 79,
Chiang Mai 50000 Thailand
Tel/Fax: 66 53 278 226
Email: kinneree@hotmail.com

SWAN was established in 1999 by Shan women living in Thailand and along the Thai border with Shan state. Their objectives are promoting women's rights and the rights of children, opposing exploitation of and violence against women and children, working together for peace and freedom in our society, empowering women for a better life, and raising awareness to preserve natural resources and the environment.

WOMEN'S ASSOCIATION OF SHAN STATE
PO Box 41
Mae Hong Song 58000 Thailand

WORLD RESOURCES INSTITUTE:
Logging Burma's Frontier Forests: Resources and the Regime
by Jake Brunner, Kirk Talbott, and Chantal Elkin
August 1998
www.wri.org/wri

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Books and Articles: Trafficking

FEMALE SEXUAL SLAVERY
by Kathleen Barry. New York University Press, 1984

The book which started the debate on forced prostitution. A well researched academic work.

MIGRATING WITH HOPE
Burmese Women Working in the Sex Industry
Images Asia 1997
PO Box 2 Prasingha Post Office
Muang Chiang Mai, 50200 Thailand
Tel: 66 53 211 282
Fax: 406 155
Email: sitthi@cm.ksc.co.th

A MODERN FORM OF SLAVERY:
Trafficking of Burmese Women and Girls into Brothels in Thailand
Human Rights Watch 1993
485 Fifth Ave,
New York, NY 10017-6104
Tel: 212 972 8400
Fax: 212 972 0905
E-mail: hrwnyc@hrw.org
Website: www.hrw.org/reports98/publctns

A comprehensive study of Burmese girls in the Thai sex industry.

CHILD TRAFFICKING IN ASIA: ON-LINE REPORT
Defense for Children International
On-line pdf Report

ECPAT PUBLICATIONS
Website: www.rb.se/ecpat/pub_list.htm

The ECPAT Story
The Rape of the Innocent
Enforcing Laws against the commercial sexual exploitation of children
Childwise: Tourism
End Child Prostitution
Child Pornography on the Internet
1996-1997 Commercial Sexual Exploitation of Children
1997-1998 Moving into Action
Child Prostitution and Sex Tourism

COALITION AGAINST TRAFFICKING IN WOMEN PUBLICATIONS
www.uri.edu/artsci/wms/hughes/catw/public.htm

GLOBAL ALLIANCE AGAINST TRAFFICKING PUBLICATIONS
www.inet.co.th/org/gaatw/publication.htm
or
www.inet.co.th/org/gaatw/doccen.html

GLOBAL ALLIANCE AGAINST TRAFFICKING IN WOMEN:

PRACTICAL GUIDE TO ASSISTING TRAFFICKED WOMEN
Bangkok 1997
Email: GAATW@mozart.inet.co.th

INTERNATIONAL ORGANIZATION FOR MIGRATION
www.iom.int/IOM/toc.asp

Check out their homepage www.iom.int and look under "PUBLICATIONS" for more Excellent Library of articles on trafficking.

MIGRATING WITH HOPE:
Burmese Women Working in the Sex Industry in Thailand
by Images Asia
P.O. Box 2 Phrasingha Post Office
Muang Chiang Mai 50200, THAILAND
Email: sitthi@cm.ksc.co.th

OUT OF CONTROL: THE HIV/AIDS EPIDEMIC IN BURMA
A Report on the Current Status of the Epidemic, Control Measures, and Policy Implications by the Southeast Asian Information Network
S.A.I.N.
GPO Box 217, Chiang Mai University
Chinag Mai 50200 Thailand

WAR IN THE BLOOD:
Sex, Politics and AIDS in Southeast Asia
Dr. Chris Beyrer
St. Martins Press, Scholarly and Reference Division
175 Fifth Avenue,
New York, NY 10010
Tel: 1 800 221 7945 ext.270

WHEELING AND DEALING:
HIV and Development in the Shan State of Myanmar
HIV and Development Program, Study paper 3
304 E 45th Street, Room FF 986
New York, NY 10017
Tel: 212 906 6978
Fax: 212 906 6336
Email: llavelle@undp.org

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Books and Articles: Human Rights/Democracy

BURMA BEHIND THE MASK
Jan Donkers and Minka Nijhuis
Burma Centrum Nederland 1996
Paulus Potterstraat 20
1071 DA Amsterdam, Netherlands
Tel: 31 20 6716952
Fax: 31 20 6712513
ISBN: 90 802 99 2 8

BURMA DEBATE (Periodical)
PO Box 19126,
Washington, DC 20036
Tel: 202 828 0110
Fax: 202 828 0819
Email: burmad@clark.net

Burma Debate is a bi-monthly publication, providing commentary and analysis on issues concerning Burma.

BURMA NEWS UPDATE
Burma Project, Open Society Institute
4000 West 59th Street, 4th Floor
New York, NY 10019
Tel: 212 548 0632
Fax: 212 548 4655
Email: burma@sorosny.org

Burma News Update is a one page news summary sent to subscribers by fax and/or Email on an occasional basis, highlighting breaking news and providing important background information.

BURMA: THE NEXT KILLING FIELDS?
Alan Clements
Odonian Press 1988,
Box 7776
Berkeley CA 94707
Tel: 510 524 3143

BURMA ISSUES
PO Box 1076 Silom Post Office
Bangkok, Thailand 10504
Tel: 66 2 234 6674
Fax: 66 2 631 013
Email: durham@mozart.inet.th

The most comprehensive Burma information service in Thailand. Includes information on human rights. Publishes monthly newsletter BURMA ISSUES.

BURMESE LOOKING GLASS:
A Human Right Adventure and a Jungle Revolution
by Edith Mirante
www.amazon.com

ETHNIC GROUPS IN BURMA
Development, Democracy and Human Rights
Martin Smith
Anti-Slavery International, (No. 8 in ASI's Human Rights Series)
The Stableyard, Broomgrove Road
London SW9 9TL England
ISBN 0-900918-34-9

FREEDOM FROM FEAR
by Aung San Suu Kyi
London, Penguin Books, 1991

HUMAN RIGHTS YEARBOOK / BURMA 1995
National Coalition Government of the Union of Burma
NCGUB Information Office
815 Fifteenth Street NW
Washington, DC 20005
Tel: 202 393 7342
Fax: 202 393 7343
Email: ncgub@igc.apc.org

INKED OVER, RIPPED OUT:
Burmese Storytellers and the Censors
Anna Allott,ed.
Silkworm Books 1994
Chiang Mai, Thailand

MYANMAR
Amnesty International Report
web.amnesty.org/library/eng-mmr/

OUT OF CONTROL
The HIV/AIDS Epidemic in Burma
Southeast Asian Information Network, 1995
SAIN GPO Box 217,
Chiang Mai University
Chiang Mai 50200 Thailand
Tel/Fax: 66 53 278 549

OUTRAGE: BURMA'S STRUGGLE FOR DEMOCRACY
By Bertil Lintner
London and Bangkok
White Lotus Press, 1990

SCHOOL FOR RAPE
EarthRights International
#2012 Mass Ave, NW
Washington, DC 20036
Tel: 202 466 5188
Fax: 202 466 5189
Email: eri@igc.org
Website: www.earthrights.org

A shocking report on the extensive and strategic rapes committed by the Burmese military.

WAR IN THE BLOOD:
Sex, Politics and AIDS in Southeast Asia
Dr. Chris Beyrer
St. Martins Press, Scholarly and Reference Division
175 Fifth Avenue,
New York, NY 10010
Tel: 1 800 221 7945 ext.270

WHEELING AND DEALING:
HIV and Development in the Shan State of Myanmar
HIV and Development Program, Study paper 3
304 E 45th Street, Room FF 986
New York, NY 10017
Tel: 212 906 6978
Fax: 212 906 6336
Email: llavelle@undp.org

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Films and Videos: Trafficking

SACRIFICE
The Story of Child Prostitutes from Burma
Produced and Directed by Ellen Bruno
Transit Media
P.O. Box 1084
190 Route 17M
Harriman, NY 10926
Tel: 800-343-5540
Fax: 845-774-2945
Website: www.brunofilms.com

SACRIFICE examines the social, cultural, and economic forces at work in the trafficking of Burmese girls into prostitution. It is the story of the valuation and sale of human beings, and the efforts of teenage girls to survive a crisis born of economic and political repression.

Each year thousands of girls are recruited from Burmese villages to work in Thai brothels. Held for years in debt bondage, they suffer extreme abuse by pimps, clients, and police.

The trafficking of Burmese girls has soared in recent years as a direct result of political repression in Burma. Human rights abuses, war, and ethnic discrimination has displaced thousands of families, leaving families with no means of livelihood. An offer of employment in Thailand is a rare chance for many families to escape extreme poverty.

THE SELLING OF INNOCENTS:
Produced by maloflm, Toronto, Canada
Tel: 416 480 0453 x 551
Email: reunion@interlog.com

The story of child lavery, this film takes viewers into Asia's largest AC0000-light districts - to brothels, prions and police raids. Focuses largely on the Nepal-India pipeline.

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Films and Videos: Human Rights/General Info

BEYOND RANGOON
Available at your local video shop.

BURMA DIARY
Produced and Directed by Jeanne Hallacy
14/1 Soi Promsi
Suhumit Soi 39, Prakhanong
Bangkok,10110
Tel/ Fax: (00662) 391 0276
Email: st-vista@dds.nl

THE HEROIN WARS
by Adrian Cowell and Chris Menges
for distribution information visit:
www.soros.org/burma/crisis/drugs.hmtl

INSIDE BURMA: LAND OF FEAR
Produced by David Monroe
Bullfrog Films,
PO Box 149,
Oley, PA 19547
Tel: 800 543 3764
Fax: 610 370 1978
Email: bullfrog@igc.org
Website: www.bullfrogfilms.com

SACRIFICE
The Story of Child Prostitutes from Burma
Produced and Directed by Ellen Bruno
Transit Media,
P.O. Box 1084
190 Route 17M
Harriman, NY 10926
Tel: 800-343-5540
Fax: 845-774-2945
Website: www.brunofilms.com

SACRIFICE examines the social, cultural, and economic forces at work in the trafficking of Burmese girls into prostitution. It is the story of the valuation and sale of human beings, and the efforts of teenage girls to survive a crisis born of economic and political repression.

Each year thousands of girls are recruited from Burmese villages to work in Thai brothels. Held for years in debt bondage, they suffer extreme abuse by pimps, clients, and police.

The trafficking of Burmese girls has soared in recent years as a direct result of political repression in Burma. Human rights abuses, war, and ethnic discrimination has displaced thousands of families, leaving families with no means of livelihood. An offer of employment in Thailand is a rare chance for many families to escape extreme poverty.

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