Prosecution and Protection from a Gender Perspective in Trafficking of Women


  • Bistra Netkova University of Mother Theresa Skopje, FYR of Macedonia
  • Ariana Qosaj Qosaj Mustafa University of Kiril and Metodij Law Faculty "Iustinian Primus"





This article examines trafficking in women from a human rights perspective and through the gender based lenses. Thus it concludes that prosecution and protection as preconditions for successful fight against trafficking in women lies on enacting of laws that are in line with international standards, implementation of those and successful prosecution of traffickers. Furthermore, it points out that protection of victims is an important and integral part of the process of prosecution of traffickers and that it should be based on human rights principles as stipulated in international legal instruments and jurisprudence

Author Biographies

Bistra Netkova, University of Mother Theresa Skopje, FYR of Macedonia

Proffesor at University of Mother Theresa Skopje, FYR of Macedonia

Ariana Qosaj Qosaj Mustafa, University of Kiril and Metodij Law Faculty "Iustinian Primus"

PHD Candidate in Law Faculty, University of Kiril and Metodij from Skopje, FYR of Macedonia



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How to Cite

Netkova, B., & Qosaj Mustafa, A. Q. (2018). Prosecution and Protection from a Gender Perspective in Trafficking of Women. Advances in Social Sciences Research Journal, 5(2).