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.
The Council of Europe Convention on Action against Trafficking in Human Beings (2005)
  • 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