Research and Reports
last updated August 2013
Trafficking in Persons Report, U.S. Department of State, 2013.
 
Together Against Trafficking in Human Beings, European Commission, 25 March 2013.
 
National report submitted in accordance with paragraph 5 of the annex to Human Rights Council resolution 16/21: Romania, United Nations, Human Rights Council, Working Group on the Universal Periodic Review, Fifteenth Session, 3 December 2012.
 
Country Reports on Human Rights Practices, U.S. Department of State, 2012.
 
Domestic Violence in Romania: the law, the court system, American Bar Association, Central European and Eurasian Law Initiative, 30 April 2007.

2008 Trafficking in Persons Report, Office to Monitor and Combat Trafficking in Persons, U.S. Department of State, 4 June 2008.

Domestic Violence in Romania: the Law, the Court System, American Bar Association and Central European and Eurasian Law Initiative, 30 April 2007.

Amnesty International Report 2008: The State of the World’s Human Rights, Amnesty International, published in 2008.

Shadow Report, ERRC and Romani CRISS, United Nations Convention on the Elimination of All Forms of Discrimination against Women the 35th Session, 15 May to 2 Jun., 2006.

Shadow Report/Alternative Report to the Romanian Gov
ernment Report
, Women’s Association of Romania, United Nations Convention on the Elimination of All Forms of Discrimination against Women the 35th Session, May 2006.

2012 Country Reports on Human Rights Practices: Romania, Bureau of Democracy, Human Rights, and Labor, U.S. Department of State.

2007 Country Reports on Human Rights Practices: Romania, Bureau of Democracy, Human Rights, and Labor, U.S. Department of State, 11 March 2008.
Section 5 of the report contains a paragraph on the status of women in Romania, and a subsection on trafficking.

2006 Country Reports on Human Rights Practices: Romania, Bureau of Democracy, Human Rights, and Labor, U.S. Department of State, 6 March 2007.
Section 5 of the report contains a paragraph on the status on women in Romania, and Section 6 contains a subsection on trafficking.

Who Is the Next Victim? Vulnerability of Young Romanian Women to Trafficking in Human Beings.  International Organization for Migration, August 2003. (PDF, 75 pages)
Romania is one of the main countries of origin in South Eastern Europe for victims of trafficking.  Most of the young women are trafficked for the purpose of sexual exploitation.  This report examines factors that make women vulnerable to trafficking.  It looks not only at individual attributes, but also at environmental factors - the family and the community.

Integration of the Human Rights of Women and the Gender Perspective - Violence Against Women, Addendum 1, Radhika Coomaraswamy, Special Rapporteur on violence against women, its causes and consequences, United Nations High Commissioner for Human Rights, 27 Feb. 2003. (PDF, 435 pages).
Pages 375 -378 provide an overview of the Romanian legislation, policies and programs and issues of concern.

Women's Reproductive Rights in Romania: A Shadow Report, Center for Reproductive Law and Policy, 2000. (PDF, 47 pages).
This report describes international law, domestic law, and the situation of women in Romania with regard to health care, sexual violence, the family, education and sexual harassment.

Lifting the Last Curtain: a Report on Domestic Violence in Romania, The Advocates for Human Rights, February 1995. (PDF, 23 pages).
This report documents domestic violence as a human rights violation in Romania. The report analyzes the legal system of Romania, including criminal law and family law as well as forensic regulations that relate to domestic violence. The report includes information on both the police and NGO response to domestic violence. The report also addresses Romania's obligations under international law .

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