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CAP Congress 2017: a global coalition of trade unions standing together against commercial sexual exploitation

On the occasion of CAP International’s first World Congress Against Sexual Exploitation, held in November 2014 in Paris, several trade union representatives presented the commitment of their organisations to fighting all forms of sexual exploitation, including the prostitution of others.

Denouncing the economic and sexual exploitation underpinning this inherently harmful form of violence against women and girls, they also expressed their firm opposition to the ultraliberal concept of “sex work”.


Sabine Reynosa, Member of the women’s committee of Confédération générale du travail (France)

Ana Maria Corral, responsible for migration and expert on trafficking in human beings, Union General de Trabajadores (UGT) (Spain)

Amarjeet Kaur, All India Trade Union Congress (India)

Shri Shiv Gopal Mishra, All India Railway Men’s Association (India)

Shaktimaan Ghosh, National Hawkers Association (India)

Anita Das, All India Hawker Women’s Federation (India)

Champa Verma, Hind Mazdoor Sabha (India)

Representative from Safai Karmachari Andolan, SKA (India)

Representative, SITU (India)

Moderator: Claire Quidet, secretary general of CAP international and spokesperson of Mouvement du Nid