THAILAND-HALTING CHILD TRAFFICKING REMAINS TRICKY
Phiippine children, kayavolunteer.com in Wikimedia Commons
By Vitit Muntarbhorn
Bangkok Post-Nov 19
One of the positive developments in Thailand in recent years has been the governmental commitment to eradicate human trafficking. It has been complemented by a spate of court cases against human traffickers, with some evident successes. Yet, there remains a challenging situation, particularly where children are the victims, compounded by the complexity of a transfrontier situation and the opacity of the vested interests behind the sex market.
First published in: Bangkok Post