Posts Tagged: human trafficking
Just two months after mass graves were discovered in Malaysia, the U.S. State Department upgraded the country's human rights ranking. Here's why.
Stateless refugees from Burma are risking death, rape, and drowning by the thousands on a risky escape to Malaysia.
In the smallest Gulf kingdoms, upwards of 90 percent of residents are immigrant laborers. Many face unspeakable abuse.
A growing global movement is ensuring that if the Japanese government won't hold itself to account for its crimes against women, then history will.
Eritrean refugees face human trafficking, exploitation, and hostility throughout North Africa and the Sahel.
Democratic and political reforms in Burma have been uneven and halting.
The domestic workers’ rights movement offers powerful lessons for the broader fight against forced labor, trafficking, and servitude.
Although known for decades for its oppressive behavior, Myanmar's government is capable of very little when it comes to conserving natural resources, promoting development, and protecting citizens.
They had been on the State Department's watch list, but were further downgraded in this years's Trafficking in Persons report.
The crisis of people-trafficking and sexual exploitation in Northeast Asia is not a nationalist issue; it is a gender issue.