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EDM (Early Day Motion) 282A1: tabled on 27 November 2006

Tabled in the 2006-07 session.

This motion has been signed by 11 Members. It is an amendment to an existing motion.

As this motion is using historical data, we may not have the record of the original ordering, in which case signatories are listed alphabetically.

This is an amendment to an existing motion

This motion was originally tabled by Mrs Eleanor Laing on 23 November 2006. This is amendment number 1.

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Suggested amendment

at end, add `and further calls on the Government to ratify the Council of Europe Convention against Trafficking of Human Beings.'.

Original motion text

That this House notes that 25th November is International Day for the Elimination of Violence Against Women; further notes the newly published report of the End Violence Against Women campaign, which concludes that the Government is not doing enough to combat the many and varied types of violence suffered by women; notes in particular that thousands of women who are victims of trafficking and organised crime are being forced to work as prostitutes; commends the work of the many charitable organisations providing help to women who are victims of violence; and calls on the Government to take immediate steps to raise public awareness of the problem and of the help and support which is available to victims.