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THAILAND-HALTING CHILD TRAFFICKING REMAINS TRICKY

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.

Read more at: https://www.bangkokpost.com/opinion/opinion/1578266/halting-child-trafficking-remains-tricky

First published in: Bangkok Post

 

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