Human trafficking in Eastern Africa: Research assessment and baseline information in Tanzania, Kenya, Uganda, and Burundi

Author/s:
IOM

Year:
2008

Language:
English

Publication Type:
Reports
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External
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Description: 

The purpose of this research project is to confirm reports that human trafficking is occurring in Eastern Africa and to better understand its forms and effects, the people involved, and the way it can be effectively addressed.

Content:

  • 1.0 INTRODUCTION: 1.1 Background; 1.2 Research objectives
  • 2.0 LITERATURE REVIEW: 2.1 Push factors; 2.2 Pull factors; 2.3 Trafficking flows; 2.4 Impact of trafficking on individuals and communities
  • 3.0 METHODOLOGY: 3.1 Research sites and participants; 3.2 Sampling; 3.3 Data collection instruments; 3.4 Limitations
  • 4.0 FACILITATING FACTORS: 4.1 Migration: 4.2 Supply and demand for labour in the context of poverty; 4.3 Aspirations; 4.4 Armed conflict; 4.5 Natural disasters and health crises, including HIV and AIDS; 4.6 Governance; 4.7 Crime and law enforcement; 4.8 Child labour and fostering; 4.9 Gender; 4.10 Marriage, sexual relations, and gender based violence.
  • 5.0 PERCEPTIONS OF TRAFFICKING: 5.1 Perceptions of awareness; 5.2 Perceptions of trafficking in organs; 5.3 Perceptions on origin, transit, and destination
  • 6.0 VICTIMS OF TRAFFICKING: PROFILING AND EXPERIENCES: 6.1 Victim profiles; 6.2 Trafficking experiences
Publisher: 
International Organization for Migration