Dateline NBC in USA Spotlights the Sex Trade in the US and Southeast Asia
Dateline NBC's Chris Hansen reports on three stories of human trafficking spanning from the United States to Southeast Asia.
ASEAN Declaration Urges Better Migrant Worker Rights
Thailand is taking steps to reform migrant worker laws and regulations but still falls short and often fails to take into account the situation faced by refugees, especially from Burma.
EU and ASEAN Join Hands to Fight Trafficking
Foreign ministers of the European Union and the Association of South East Asian Nations (Asean) agreed to back the launch of talks on a free trade agreement (FTA) between the two blocs.
Philippines Strengthens Capacity to Combat Human Trafficking
A new super body under the Commission on Filipinos Overseas (CFO) will help monitor, entrap, apprehend, investigate and prosecute persons involved in human trafficking or the recruitment, transportation, transfer, harboring or receipt of people for exploitation.
Child Trafficking Cases on the Rise in The Philippines
The government should exert more effort in combating child trafficking cases as it continues to rise every year.
US State Department Releases 2006 Human Rights Report
The US State of Department has released the 2006 Human Rights Report.
The Stark Reality of Human Trafficking in the Philippines
The modus operandi is almost always the same - sweet-talking recruiters entice parents to allow their young daughters to leave the provinces and work in Manila as domestic helpers with promises of huge salaries.
US Backs Deal on Anti-trafficking in Philippines' Ports
In a move to formalize the Republic of the Philippines-United States' stance on the Anti-Trafficking in Person (TIP) drive, the US granted US $250,000 to the Philippine Ports Authority-Ports Management Office (PPA-PMO) in Davao recently to intensify the anti-trafficking campaign nationwide.
Philippine Conference Against Trafficking of Children and Women
Conference Materials are Released.
Managing Migration in Southeast Asia
The incentives to migrate are rising because of increasing demographic and economic inequalities between countries.
First Conviction in the Philippines on Human Trafficking Spurs More Initiatives
Additional awareness campaigns are being planned for law enforcement, prosecutors and service providers.
Stronger Child Protection in the Philippines
The call for a stronger child protection mechanism in communities sounded the battle cry on 6 December 2005 as advocates and development workers launched the week-long national anti-child trafficking campaign in various regions in the country.
Philippines NGO Recycles Aluminum Drink Pouches to Raise Money
The foil fruit drink pouch is the latest way to deliver and sell drinks in the Philippines.
UNICEF Launches Study on Child Pornography in the Philippines1
On 5 April 2005, Carol Bellamy, executive director of the United Nations Children's Fund, joined Secretary Corazon Soliman of the Department of Social Welfare and Development to launch the findings of a new study, "Child Pornography in the Philippines." The study found extensive evidence that child pornography is occurring in the Philippines as a result of both foreign and domestic perpetrators seeking to exploit poor and vulnerable families and children.
Filipino NGOs State Position on Japan's New Immigration Policy
Vital Voices in Washington DC has posted the Collective Position Paper by 11 Filipino NGOs on Japan's New Immigration Policy dated January 26, 2005.
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