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New publication of MIGS (Cyprus): ’I Thought I was Applying as a Care Giver’: Trafficking in Women for Labour Exploitation in Domestic Work

[Nicosia, 24 September 2015] The Mediterranean Institute of Gender Studies (MIGS), a member of the Cyprus Women’s Lobby, and the University of Nicosia are pleased to present the book entitled I Thought I was Applying as a Care Giver”: Trafficking in Women for Labour Exploitation in Domestic Work.

This book is part of the final results of the transnational project Combating Trafficking in Women for Labor Exploitation in Domestic Work, coordinated by the University of Nicosia and funded by the Prevention of and Fight against Crime (ISEC) Programme of the European Union. This project addresses the issue of trafficking in women for the purpose of forced labour and labour exploitation with a particular focus on migrant domestic workers.

The book incorporates the research results conducted by all partner organizations as well as policy recommendations and strategies on national and EU level on combating trafficking in women for labour exploitation in domestic work. The project also produced country information leaflets that include the main research findings in each partner country as well as country specific policy recommendations.

Cyprus Leaflet (EN) / Greece Leaflet (EN) / Spain Leaflet (ES) / Lithuania Leaflet (LT) and (RU)

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