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Appendix G – A list of relevant AusAID Human Rights Grants Scheme projects for 2012-13


Country Organisation Project Title Project Description Funding amount
Burkina Faso Voluntary Service Overseas Sustainable protection of marginalised youth and children against trafficking and the worst forms of labour This project will seek to address the commercial and sexual exploitation of children in Burkina Faso. $99,837.00
Burkina Faso BEOG NEERE (A Better Tomorrow) Children’s rights protection in the context of natural resource exploitation in Burkina Faso The project aims to better integrate child rights into the design and implementation of mining policies. $50,000.00
Cambodia Cambodian Human Rights and Development Organisation Preventing and combating human trafficking and abuses of migrant workers’ rights through community-based initiatives The project aims to assist victims in their quest for justice; empowering citizens, grassroots communities and local authorities; and monitor the general situation of Cambodian migrant workers’ rights. $95,447.62
Iraq Development Iraq Rule of law in child labour issues in Iraq This project seeks to collect data and research child labour issues across six governorates in Iraq. $73,848.00
Nepal Pravasi Nepal Promoting and protecting the human rights of migrant workers from Nepal and South Asia This project aims to assist organisations in Nepal and South Asia to more effectively promote the application of international human rights standards and good practice in international labour migration. $54,000.00
Solomon Islands Save the Children Australia Taking action against child trafficking and commercial and sexual exploitation of children in the Solomon Islands The project will collect and analyse data to develop national action plans, legislation and policy which will target trafficking and commercial and sexual exploitation of children. $100,000.00
Vietnam The Asia Foundation (TAF) Protecting migrant workers’ rights in Vietnam This project will work to improve the provision of legal rights information and legal counselling services to migrant workers in Ho Chi Minh City; increase civil society advocacy capacity on behalf of migrant workers; and, co-ordinate and advocate for positive policy change. $100,000.00
Malawi Centre for Human Rights Education Advice and Assistance (CHREAA) Protecting sex workers in Blantyre (Malawi) from police abuse This project intends to empower sex workers to report any police abuse that they experience to CHREAA through its helpline. $71,700.00



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