Suffer the little children
Rights activists say that reforms within Myanmar aren't making a dent in the number of underage youths working both there and in Thailand and that the scourge of trafficking continues unabated
Political and social reforms in Myanmar have done little to stop horrific child labour abuses, human rights groups say.
SCHOOL OF HARD KNOCKS: An ethnic child beggar in Mae Sai, opposite Myanmar’s Tachilek town. Research indicates that migrant children are often forced to beg by their parents. PHOTOS: SAW YAN NAING
Just weeks after the US State Department released a damning report declaring Thailand to be an international human trafficking hub, more claims of trafficking are being aired.
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