Human Trafficking Rampant in Thailand’s Deep-Sea Fishing Industry
While a lucrative deep-sea fishing industry places Thailand among the world’s leading exporters of sea products, a grim specter of human rights abuse lurks below the surface of an industry whose contribution to the national economy is estimated to exceed $4 billion a year.
USAID Releases New Policy to Combat Trafficking in Persons
WASHINGTON, DC – Today, at a White House event, Dr Rajiv Shah, Administrator for the United States Agency for International Development (USAID), launched the Agency's new 2012 Counter-Trafficking in Persons (C-TIP) Policy to reinvigorate and focus USAID's efforts to combat human trafficking around the world.
How to End Sex Trafficking and Modern Day Slavery
An interview with Siddharth Kara, fellow at the Carr Center for Human Rights Policy at Harvard Kennedy School and one of the world’s foremost experts on human trafficking and modern day slavery, covers the evolution of Kara’s anti-trafficking efforts, and the current landscape of these issues, challenges and opportunities to making progress.
Demand for Virgins Fueling Sex Trade in Cambodia
High demand for virgins from mostly Asian clients is fuelling the flow of underage girls into Cambodia's sex trade, the International Organisation for Migration (IOM) says.
Managing Migration in Southeast Asia
The incentives to migrate are rising because of increasing demographic and economic inequalities between countries.
US Legislators Introduce Sex Trafficking Bill to Congress1
The End Demand for Sex Trafficking Act of 2005 introduced by U.S.