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Human Trafficking in Southeast Asia

Categories: East Asia, Cambodia, Indonesia, Laos, Malaysia, Myanmar (Burma), Philippines, Thailand, Vietnam, Development, Economics & Business, Governance, Human Rights, International Relations, Labor, Migration & Immigration, Women & Gender

The Asian Forum of Parliamentarians on Population and Development has published a policy briefer [1] that tackled the extent of human trafficking in Southeast Asia.

Many Southeast Asian countries are at the bottom of a lot of the world's supply chains, including for food, garments, and technology. Yet few countries in the region have adequate laws for addressing corporate responsibility for human trafficking, including in their supply chains.

The primer also provides country-specific recommendations on how to best address the human trafficking issue in the region