SAARC Convention on Preventing and Combating Trafficking in Women and Children for Prostitution (2002)
- In 2002, the South Asian Regional Association for Regional Cooperation (SAARC) signed this Convention to ensure that trafficking is an offence under their respective criminal laws and punishable by appropriate penalties.
- It obligates State parties to criminalize trafficking in human beings and related offences.
The United Nations Protocol to Prevent, Suppress and Punish Trafficking in Persons, especially Women and Children (2000)
- international framework for the prevention of trafficking, punishment of traffickers and protection of victims