International Legal Instruments
Trafficking, Smuggling and Migration
United Nations Convention Against Transnational Organized Crime And the Protocols Thereto
Protocol amending the Slavery Convention signed at Geneva on 25 September 1926
Protocol against the Smuggling of Migrants by Land, Sea and Air,Supplementing the United Nations Convention against Transnational Organized Crime
International Convention on the Protection of the Rights of All Migrant Workers and Members of Their Families
UN High Commissioner for Human Rights Principles and Guidelines on Human Rights and Human Trafficking
Convention for the Suppression of the Traffic in Persons and of the Exploitation of the Prostitution of Others
Protocol to Prevent, Suppress, and Punish Trafficking in Persons, Especially Women and Children, Supplementing the UN Convention Against Transnational Organized Crime


Slavery and Slavery-like practices
Slavery Convention
Supplementary Convention on the Abolition of Slavery the Slave Trade and Institutions and Practices Similar to Slavery


Employment and Forced Labour
Employment Resource Links


Women's Rights
Optional Protocol to the Convention on the Elimination of All Forms of Discrimination against Women
Beijing Declaration
Declaration on the Elimination of Violence against Women
Convention on the Elimination of All Forms of Discrimination Against Women


International Bill of Rights
International Covenant on Civil and Political Rights
International Covenant on Economic, Social and Cultural Rights
Optional Protocol to the International Covenant on Civil and Political Rights
Universal Declaration


Rights of the Child
Optional protocol to the convention on the rights of the child on the sale of children
Convention on the Rights of the Child


Other Resources
Convention against Torture and Other Cruel, Inhuman or Degrading Treatment or Punishment
Convention relating to the Status of Refugees
Protocol relating to the Status of Refugees