Human trafficking is a day-to-day reality in many parts of the world, with women and children the primary victims.
A young girl begs for money in Ratchaprasong, Bangkok. The trafficking of children, many of whom are forced to work as beggars, is one of several cross-border human rights issues that have not been tackled due to the Asean principle of non-interference. APICHIT JINAKUL
There are four Asean bodies currently dealing with human trafficking. One thing is common among them: they don't talk to each other.
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