Share via Email This article is over 1 month old Fishermen off the Ghanaian coast. It is one of the nine countries that has signed a declaration calling for the recognition of the problem of organised crime in the fishing industry. The actual costs of crime in the industry, which includes tax transgressions, human trafficking and other offences, is far greater. It remains one of the biggest threats to ocean resources, by harming our environment and undermining human rights, he said.
According to an International Labour Organization ILO a report using a methodology based off national surveys reported, as recently as In Southeast Asia human trafficking is widely regarded as interregional with laborers being collected from countries within the region and ultimately working within the region.
Victims from Southeast Asia have also been found in many other countries around the globe. In Southeast Asia human trafficking consists of forced sexual labor and forced labor which, in many countries in Southeast Asia, can lead to mixed forms of human trafficking. In Thailand and Malaysia trafficking mainly takes the form of sexual exploitation, while in Indonesia forced labor is observed is more prevalent, but both forms of sexual and forced labor can be found.
According to Betz, poverty is not the root of human trafficking and that there are other factors such as the desire to have access to upward mobility and knowledge on the wealth that can be gained from working in urban cities, that ultimately attracts impoverished individuals to human traffickers.
This industrialization of booming economies, like that of Thailand and Singapore created a draw for poor migrants seeking upward mobility and individuals wanting to leave war torn countries. A high supply of migrant workers seeking employment and high demand from an economy seeking cheap labor creates a perfect combination for human traffickers to thrive.
Still in the new millennium the market for forced labor is profitable; class-divisions and the economies' need for unskilled labor keep traffickers in the market.
Nicola Piper claims the industry's growth throughout the region can be attributed to growing tourism and military bases that dotted the region during times of major wars. Sex industries first catered to military personnel on leave from bases but as military installations began to recede the industry turned its attention to growing tourism.
Thailand is one of the biggest suppliers of forced labor in the Southeast Asia region and around the globe. Most of the forced laborers are brought in from nearby Southeast Asian countries like MyanmarMalaysiaLaosVietnam and Cambodia.
Migrants voluntarily migrate into Thailand where they can end up in forced labor or sold into its own sex industry. Many of the Lao migrants move to countries like Thailand or are sent to China from a transit country.
In Thailand there are no labor protection for domestic workers, which can lead to risks for the migrant Lao females. This leaves natives with little opportunity and high levels of risk for human trafficking.
Cambodia has one of the largest sources of demand for child prostitution and sex tourism in the region. Females are brought from rural regions of Cambodia and Vietnam to major cities where they are sold or sexually exploited.
Children from rural areas of the country are brought into major cities where through threats and debt-bondage are forced into the sex trade, begging industry, and industrial sectors. With Vietnam being a destination for child sex tourism, the large demand gives traffickers incentives to recruit children into the trade.
Women tend to be more highly targeted by traffickers due to the fact that they are seeking opportunity in an area of the world where limited economic opportunities are available for them.
Unskilled and poorly educated women are commonly led into human trafficking.UNODC "Deep Dive" Dialogues: "Survivors must be an integral part of dialogue and response to human trafficking" July 30, Calling for stronger collaborations to address trafficking in persons, an eminent panel of experts convened by the UNODC Regional Office for South Asia underscored the need to make survivors an integral part of the dialogue and response to the issue.
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