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Understanding 'trafficking vulnerabilities' among children: the responses linking to child protection issues in Nepal.

Dhakal Adhikari, S and Turton, J., 2020. Understanding 'trafficking vulnerabilities' among children: the responses linking to child protection issues in Nepal. Children's Geographies, 18 (4), 393-405.

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DOI: 10.1080/14733285.2019.1676398

Abstract

The purpose of this paper is to discuss child trafficking in Nepal within the broader framework of child protection. It examines both individual (gender, ethnicity and caste) and structural (their experiences in relation to work, migration, education and lack of birth registration) vulnerabilities and their links with child trafficking as a child protection concern. The paper provides suggestions for why there is a need for a more nuanced understanding of trafficking vulnerabilities as part of a continuum, rather than a distinct event, to improve outcomes for children. We use the evidence presented here to call for a holistic approach. Policies and programmes must be integrated within the broader concerns of child protection, thus strengthening the system from local to national level, while recognising the importance of children’s rights to participate in any decision-making.

Item Type:Article
ISSN:1473-3285
Uncontrolled Keywords:Children ; Trafficking ; Gender ; Child Protection ; Anti-trafficking Interventions ; Nepal
Group:Faculty of Health & Social Sciences
ID Code:32985
Deposited By: Unnamed user with email symplectic@symplectic
Deposited On:31 Oct 2019 15:20
Last Modified:10 Oct 2020 01:08

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