Asia Foundation Launches New Multi-Lingual Web Portal dealing with issues related to the fact that every year thousands of people, primarily women and children, are
trafficked within and across borders and forced to work in the sex
industry, in sweat shops, and in other exploitative situations.
Trafficking in persons (TIP) is a crime that is difficult to
measure due to inconsistent recording, inadequate definitions,
and lack of shared cross-border resources. To combat this urgent
human rights crisis in Asia, The Asia Foundation has launched — the first Asia- wide, multi-lingual web portal
that will facilitate more effective regional and cross-border
collaboration to prevent trafficking, protect victims and
bring traffickers to justice…