Taiwan Forms Anti-human Trafficking Group
An international alliance of Filipino migrant organizations hailed the decision of the Taiwan government to form a group to look into cases of human trafficking and take legal action against employers found guilty of the transnational crime.
US Says Trafficking is Still a Problem in Taiwan
The State Department's `Country Reports on Human Rights Practices 2007' said that rape and domestic violence also remained serious concerns.
MTV, Rain Campaign Against Human Trafficking
MTV, one of the world's largest and influential television network, has launched "End Exploitation and Trafficking'' (EXIT), a global campaign to raise awareness about human trafficking.
Taiwan Men Seek Vietnamese Wives
In Taiwan, some men choose brides from the comfort of their living rooms by watching a TV show that airs photographs and biographical details of Vietnamese women looking for husbands.
USG Says that Taiwan Making Progress on Human Trafficking
Taiwan has made "moderate progress" in combating human trafficking since it was put on the Special Watch List in June 2006, according to an interim assessment released by the US State Department.
Trafficking Victims Detained for Protection in Taiwan
Deputy Director of National Immigration Agency (NIA) in Taiwan, Steven Wu, said that placing victims of human trafficking in detention centers is to protect them from criminals.
US State Department Releases 2006 Human Rights Report
The US State of Department has released the 2006 Human Rights Report.
Migrants Report Abusive Conditions in Taiwan
Allegations of mistreatment and abuse of migrant workers surfaced with a Vietnamese woman saying she was paid less than NT$2,500 (US$75) a month, while a social worker said two Filipino laborers recently died of overwork.
Trafficking Ring Broken in Taiwan
A Vietnamese woman is rescued from a situation of trafficking in Taiwan.
Vietnamese Woman Trafficked to Taiwan Tells Her Own Story
Dieu-Hien was approached by a matchmaker in her village with a marriage proposal.
Migrant Workers in Taiwan Relate Stories of an Abusive System
Allegations of mistreatment and abuse of migrant workers surfaced again yesterday, with a Vietnamese woman saying she was paid less than NT$2,500 (US$75) a month while a social worker said two Filipino laborers recently died of overwork.
Law in Taiwan is Causing Abused Migrants to Suffer Twice Over
Chinese Nationalist Party (KMT) Legislator Joanna Lei and foreign worker rights groups yesterday urged the government to extend the work permits of foreign workers forced to seek shelter in protection centers.
Taiwan Comes under Increased Scrutiny after US Issues Trafficking in Persons Report
The Council of Labor Affairs is criticized for failing to address human trafficking.
Request for Information from Social Workers Around the World
ECPAT Taiwan, other NGOs, and the Taiwanese government are working on an Anti-Trafficking National Policy Action.
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