Coalition Against Trafficking in Women
The Coalition Against Trafficking in Women is a non-governmental organization that works to end human trafficking and the commercial sexual exploitation of women and girls worldwide. The Coalition Against Trafficking in Women is the world’s first organization to fight human trafficking internationally and is the world’s leading abolitionist organization. Since 1988, the Coalition Against Trafficking in Women has provided widely recognized leadership on local, national, regional, and international levels, in promoting legislative, policy and educational measures to raise awareness about the root causes of human trafficking. The Coalition Against Trafficking in Women holds Special Consultative Status with the United Nations Economic and Social Council and was a key consultant at the UN Transnational Organized Crime Meeting from 1999-2000 the outcome of which was the Palermo Protocol, the world’s most recognized legal instrument on human trafficking. The Coalition Against Trafficking in Women and our partners engage in advocacy, education, victim services and prevention programs for victims of trafficking and prostitution in Asia, Africa, Latin America, Europe, and North America, including the United States.