Global Alliance Against Traffic in Women

Human Rights
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Global Alliance Against Traffic in Women

Human Rights
at home, abroad and on the way...

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Focus on Labour Exploitation (FLEX)

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Focus on Labour Exploitation (FLEX) works towards a world in which there is no human trafficking for labour exploitation. In so doing FLEX seeks to prevent labour abuses, protect the rights of trafficked persons and promote best practice responses to human trafficking for labour exploitation by undertaking research, knowledge building and evidence-based advocacy. 


Through this work FLEX:

- Builds understanding of how best to prevent and identify cases of trafficking for labour exploitation;
- Increases focus on labour rights and labour standards in anti-trafficking policy and practice; and
- Enhances understanding of legal rights and obligations relating to trafficking for labour exploitation.

FLEX is a registered charity based in London, UK

Contact details: 
The Foundry, 17 Oval Way, SE11 5RR London, The United Kingdom
Tel: +44 20 3752 5516
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Strategic Thematic Direction

During 2011-13, through our Power in Migration and Work thematic programme, we engaged more directly with the migrant rights and labour rights movements. During 2014-2016 our work will build on the work of previous years; we will continue to push for a human rights based approach in anti-trafficking policies and practices.  We will also deepen our engagement with the issue of migration and labour.

The three thematic strategic issues outlined below are continuations of our work during 2011-13.

ACCOUNTABILITY Increasing the accountability of all anti-trafficking stakeholders involved in the design or implementation of anti-trafficking responses, towards the persons whose human rights they purport to protect.

ACCESS TO JUSTICE Broadening spaces for trafficked persons and migrant workers to practice their human rights by improving access to justice and combating all forms of discrimination that impact women’s ability to exercise their human rights as they relate to trafficking.

POWER IN MIGRATION AND WORK Centring an analysis of women’s power in their labour and migration to better assess migration and labour policies’ impact on women, and to work towards labour and migration processes that reflect migrants’ needs, aspirations and capabilities.