Timor-Leste, the world’s newest democracy, has extremely poor health indicators and high levels of endemic poverty. Information about migration patterns, mobility and HIV prevalence and knowledge in the country are limited. This study attempted to identify migration patterns and HIV vulnerability... Read more
IOM TCC, with the support of the US Department of State’s Bureau for Population, Refugees and Migration (PRM), has recently published the report on "Migration Perspectives in Eastern Europe and Central Asia".
This is a summary report of the structured e-mail discussion on the links between population mobility, migration and HIV in Southern Africa, which was organized by the IOM in collaboration with the Health and Development Networks (HDN). The discussion took place on the AF-AIDS eForum, the regional... Read more
This report documents three trafficking trends in the region, and looks at the health risks that trafficked women encounter in each one. In all three trends women are vulnerable to sexual, reproductive and mental health-related problems. At present, organizations that aim to counter human... Read more
The report, “Managing Migration in Ireland: A Social and Economic Analysis”, prepared by IOM on behalf of Ireland’s National Economic and Social Council (NESC) shows that while immigration has largely had a positive effect on the Irish economy, the country needs to have a long-term immigration... Read more
The presentation of this report reflects the topics on the agenda of a conference with the same title organized jointly by the Ministry in charge of the Moroccan Community Residing Abroad and IOM, which was held in Rabat, Morocco, on 5-6 December 2005. The meeting explored the role of religion in... Read more
The research clarifies the issue of smuggling of migrants, distinguishes it from trafficking in persons and irregular migration and elaborates on its link to human rights. General trends and patterns of smuggling of migrants are analysed before addressing the issue in Central Asian context. Three... Read more
El estudio "La trata de personas en Paraguay", describe y analiza desde un abordaje cualitativo, las causas económicas y culturales que dan origen a este fenómeno y las especificidades que adquiere a nivel local tipificando el perfil de la víctima, el victimario y su modus operandi.
Identifica las... Read more
Estas memorias son la recopilación del intercambio de experiencias entre los gobiernos de Estados Unidos, República Dominicana y Colombia en la lucha contra la Trata de Personas que ocurrió en Bogotá - Colombia del 12 al 16 de julio de 2004.
Human trafficking has become a global business, reaping huge profits for traffickers and organized crime syndicates, generating massive human rights violations, and causing serious problems for governments. Despite the magnitude of the problem, however, it has only recently seized policy makers’... Read more