06.02.2013 - UNESCO Office in Brasilia

Cidadania, direitos humanos e tráfico de pessoas: manual para promotoras legais populares (PDF only)


This handbook, edited in its first version in 2009, contains useful information about human trafficking in Brazil. He was drafted from the demands presented by institutions that promote training course for "Popular women legal advisors" (Promotoras Legais Populares - PLPs), as well as by PLPs engaged in the fight for the women’s right and combating all forms of violence.

In this second edition, the manual is divided into two chapters. The first chapter is devoted to theoretical discussion. It presents general concepts on human trafficking and its interrelation with the themes of prostitution, law, public policy and legal advisors. The second chapter presents subsidies for social action of PLPs. It contains information about how the popular legal advisors may contribute to facing human trafficking, clarifies the main questions on the topic, offering suggestions of practical activities that can be developed to approach the subject of human trafficking. This manual intends to contribute to the commitment of popular women legal advisors on facing human trafficking. It can serve as a handy tool on the learning process of PLPs, as well as on the action of these women while facing all forms of violence and advocating the women’s rights.

Brasilia: ILO, 2012. 92 p.

This publication was produced within the Joint Interagecy Programme Segurança Cidadã: prevenindo a violência e fortalecendo a cidadania com foco em crianças, adolescentese jovens em condições vulneráveis em comunidades brasileiras [Civil Security: preventing violence and strengthening citizenship focused on children, adolescents and youth in vulnerable conditions in Brazilian communities]. It is an initiative financially sponsored by the Fund for Achieving the Millennium Development Goals (MDG-F) composed by the six UN System agencies: UNDP, UNODC, UNESCO, ILO, UN-HABITAT, and UNICEF. O Programme is developed in partnership with the Ministry of Justice through PRONASCI.

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