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Check the events section & mark your calendars - we've got a busy few months ahead!
Dear partners and friends,

Welcome to CAP International's September Updates! This month, we've released a podcast series featuring a wide breadth of voices on prostitution and exploitation. Catch up on some of the latest news on prostitution in the Useful resources section. And don't forget to check out our calendar - it's going to be a packed few months for our members and coalition!

Sincerely,
CAP International Secretariat


Contents:
- Latest news and publications
- Get involved
- Useful resources
- Upcoming events and initiatives
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CAP International is a coalition of
fourteen frontline NGOs providing direct assistance to victims of sexual exploitation. 

Latest news and publications

Podcast: perspectives from minorities, survivors, parliamentarians and trade unions on prostitution 
Missed out on CAP International's First International Abolitionist Conference? Listen to podcasts of the event on demand on our Youtube channel.



Nadia Murad, Yazidi survivor of sexual slavery by Daesh led several 1000s Yazidi march in Berlin


On 3 August, CAP Intl stood in solidarity with the Yazidi people who commemorated the 2 year anniversary of the Yazidi genocide. Nadia Murad, Yazidi survivor of sexual slavery by Daesh led a march for justice of several 1000 Yazidis in Berlin on this occasion.


To Human Rights Watch: your position on sex trafficking is disappointing, misleading and does not protect victims

Our Lebanese member KAFA responded to a Human Rights Watch report on sex trafficking in Lebanon, showing that HRW used the case of “Chez Maurice” to state and promote its policy on “sex work". Read KAFA's press release.
 


 

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Call for papers: Dignity Journal

You are invited to contribute to the open access, peer-reviewed journal called Dignity: A Journal on Sexual Exploitation and Violence.

The journal is an interdisciplinary forum for research, discussion, and analysis on how sexual exploitation, violence, and slavery harm the dignity and health of individuals and the integrity and security of communities. It is a forum for practitioners, advocates and service providers to report on interventions, movements and progress on healing individuals, rehabilitating communities and transforming states into actors where justice serves all people.

For more information on how you can contribute, please visit Dignity Journal's website.

Useful resources

 South Africa - Blessing the Sex Trade in South Africa: A Sex Trafficking and Prostitution Survivor Testifies , Huffington Post, 1 August
 Ireland - Support group hits out at calls for prostitution to be legalised, NewsTalk, 4 August
 USA - Prostitution has gone online - and pimps are thriving, Michigan State University Today, 15 August
 EuropeGenerations of Romanian girls trafficked into Europe's sex industry, The Guardian, 19 August
 Canada - Canadian indigenous community fights sex trafficking, CNN, 25 August

Events CAP Intl & members are organising & attending


 9 Sept | Paris, France | CAP International organises: Meeting with Swedish ambassador at large for combatting trafficking in persons
 11 Sept  | Montpellier, France Mouvement du Nid: Le Mouvement du Nid présent pour l’Antigone des Associations
 12 Sept | Bonn, Germany | SolwodiInformationsnachmittag zur Arbeit von SOLWODI
 21 Sept | Madrid, Spain | Malos Tratos: Acción formativa en prevención de la violencia sexual y de la explotación sexual de mujeres y niñas 
 23 Sept | Koblenz-Rauental, Germany | SolwodiBenefizkonzert
 24 Sept | Willebadessen, Germany | SolwodiDer Handel mit Frauen und Mädchen. Ohne Gerechtigkeit keinen Frieden
 23 - 25 Sept | Morocco | CAP International attendsEuro-mediterranean forum for young leaders. Panel on gender equality
 26 Sept | Riga, Latvia | Marta Center & CAP International attends: Violence Against Women conference at Parliament
 28 Sept | Petersberg/Fulda, Germany | SolwodiFestvortrag von Sr. Lea anlässlich der Liobawoche
 29 Sept | Rhens, Germany | SolwodiDie Arbeit von SOLWODI
 3 - 6 Oct | Mexico City, Mexico | Unidos vs Trata & CAP International co-sponsorInternational conference on combatting sexual exploitation by focusing on demand
 11 Oct | St Paul, Minnesota, USA | Breaking FreeCandlelight Vigil
 5 Nov | St Paul Minnesota, USA | Breaking Free: 20 Year Anniversary Gala.
 23 Nov | Vechta, Germany | SolwodiProstitution, die letzte Bastion des Sklavenhandels
 25 Nov | Germany | SolwodiInternationaler Tag gegen Gewalt an Frauen
 25 Nov | Strasbourg, France | Mouvement du NidProstitution et santé: Enjeux et regards croisés en Europe
 9 - 11 Dec CAP International attendsLouisville, Kentucky | Trafficking/prostitution summit. 
 29 Jan - 1 Feb 2017 | New Delhi, India | CAP International: General Assembly and International Conference

 
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