Marsha A. Freeman, Christine Chinkin, Beate Rudolf
From: The UN Convention on the Elimination of All Forms of Discrimination Against Women: A Commentary
Edited By: Marsha A. Freeman, Christine Chinkin, Beate Rudolf
States Parties shall take all appropriate measures, including legislation, to suppress all forms of traffic in women and exploitation of prostitution of women. Article 6 of the Convention addresses the obligation of States parties to suppress the trafficking and exploitation of prostitution1 of women. When the Convention was drafted, these issues were already addressed in international treaties, specifically the 1949 Convention for the Suppression of the Traffic in Persons and of the Exploitation of the Prostitution of Others2 (1949 Trafficking Convention)....