Agir pour les Femmes en Situation Precaire (AFESIP)
The aim of the AFESIP Lao PDR program is to support repatriation from countries where Lao women have been trafficked (mostly Thailand, Malaysia and Singapore) and to provide vital grass roots support to victims of trafficking for sexual exploitation In Vientiane in 2006 and in Savanakhet in 2007, plans are in place to open rehabilitation centres to provide comprehensive care to victims in the areas of information, crisis support, health services, legal advice, counseling, education and vocational training.
CARE’s work in Laos is underpinned by the Core Values of:Respect – We affirm the dignity, potential and contribution of participants, donors, partners and staff.Integrity – We act consistently with CARE’s mission, being honest, transparent in what we do and say and accept responsibility for our collective and individual actions.Commitment – We work together effectively to serve the larger community.Empowerment – We constantly challenge ourselves to the highest levels of learning and performance to achieve greater impact.In keeping with these values, the CARE Laos Long Range Strategic Plan 2007 – 2012 outlines the key program foci that guide their programs and operations: Enhanced Human Capacities in Laos Access to Essential Services by all People Good Governance Practice Adequate Livelihoods for a Secure Existence Environmentally Sustainable Livelihoods for a Secure Existence Current Projects:Improving Reproductive Health, Security and Livelihood Status of Service People in Vientiane: The CORE Project aims to reduce the vulnerability of HIV/AIDS infection among sex workers in Vientiane Capital.
Consortium of World Education and World Learning
In 2002 the United States Department of State funded Consortium to undertake a project that works to improve the Vientiane Center for Skill Development to provide direct assistance to victims of trafficking and youth who are vulnerable to traffickers.
International Labour Organization - International Programme on the Elimination of Child Labor (ILO-IPEC)
ILO-IPEC's aim is to work towards the progressive elimination of child labor by strengthening national capacities to address child labor problems, and by creating a worldwide movement to combat it.
Lao Red Cross
Lao Red Cross is involved with several prevention projects including:1) Village and construction worker peer educator training and ongoing support;2) Interactive awareness and prevention sessions with commercial sex workers;3) Distribution of appropriate IEC materials and condoms to beer shops, guesthouses and restaurants along with other relevant business settings;4) Formal and informal training for the Government of Lao counterparts on prevention of human trafficking.Since 1993, the Lao Red Cross and the Australian Red Cross have been managing an HIV/AIDS project in an effort to reduce the negative socio-economic consequences of HIV/AIDS on the people of Lao People's Democratic Republic (PDR).
Norwegian Church Aid
Norwegian Church Aid wants to prevent women and children from becoming victims of violence as a result of cross-border migration.
Save the Children (Australia)
Save the Children Australia funds a number of different programs focused on health, education, infrastructure building within communities, and the protection of children at risk of abuse.Projects: Cross-border Community-based Initiatives against trafficking in children in the Mekong Sub-Region The purpose of this project is to reduce the incidence and impact of trafficking and abuse of the most vulnerable migrant children in the Mekong sub region, through participatory development of sustainable coping strategies grounded in Child Rights and through evidence-based advocacy at local, national and international levels.
Save the Children Fund (Norway)
It is Save the Children Norway's (SCN) policy to co-operate with others in order to reduce the number of children engaged in harmful work, and to promote the rights of working children.
Save the Children UK
Save the Children, UK works with governments and partners to prevent child trafficking, supporting those who are caught up in it, and tackling the root causes of poverty, economic instability and organized crime.
UNESCO Trafficking Project
UNESCO’s Trafficking Project in Bangkok is undertaking a number of projects on trafficking.
UNICEF Lao PDR
The Government of Lao PDR is undertaking new initiatives to combat trafficking in collaboration with UNICEF in support of the Ministry of Labour and Social Welfare in the following areas: Support for trafficked victims.
United Nations Development Program (UNDP)
As a means of preventing trafficking in youth, UNDP provides technical assistance and funding to address a range of issues affecting Lao youth including disempowerment, self-esteem issues, unemployment, health risks, and life skills..
Village Focus International (VFI) Lao PDR
Village Focus International (VFI) is a small non-profit, U.S.-based organization empowering communities and leaders in Laos, Cambodia, and southern India. VFI Laos focuses on such issues as Youth Empowerment. VFI Laos works to enhance the leadership skills of ethnic minority youth and create opportunities for youth to become empowered community leaders; to create scholarship opportunities for youth to attend high school and university; and to provide awareness and prevention of labor and sex trafficking affecting upland youth..
World Vision Lao PDR
World Vision is currently implementing a regional anti-trafficking project that covers Burma, Cambodia, Laos, Thailand, and Vietnam.
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