'Human Trafficking in South Asia (Special Preferences on Bangladesh, India and Nepal): A Human Rights Perspective'

IOSR Journal of Humanitites and Social Science, Vol. 20, Issue 3, 2015

8 Pages Posted: 10 Aug 2016

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Md Rahaman

University of Dhaka - Faculty of Law

Date Written: March 20, 2015

Abstract

Human trafficking is not the recent issue. Since the early history of the world the trafficking was there. The South Asia is most vulnerable in position in the world to human trafficking. In South Asia, Bangladesh, India and Nepal are most vulnerable in relation to human trafficking. The international community considered that the human trafficking is a grave violation of human rights. There are many reason for the trafficking including poverty, illiteracy, globalization etc. The main purpose of the human trafficking is the forced labour, debt bondage, child labour and sexual exploitations. There are some international laws which directly prohibits the human trafficking. Some regional instrument including the "SAARC Convention On Prevention And Combating Trafficking in Women and Children for Prostitution", also there which directly prohibits the human trafficking. The states should prohibits the human trafficking by incorporating the national legislation. The States can not deny it's international obligation also. States should ensure the safe return of the trafficked persons in the home country.

Keywords: Human Trafficking, Human Rights, States Obligations, Sexual Exploitation

Suggested Citation

Rahaman, Md, 'Human Trafficking in South Asia (Special Preferences on Bangladesh, India and Nepal): A Human Rights Perspective' (March 20, 2015). IOSR Journal of Humanitites and Social Science, Vol. 20, Issue 3, 2015. Available at SSRN: https://ssrn.com/abstract=2815115

Md Rahaman (Contact Author)

University of Dhaka - Faculty of Law ( email )

Bangladesh

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