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Myanmar and Asia’s By Tharanga Yakupitiyage Reprint | | Print | | En espanol

this can be element of a few features from throughout the world on individual trafficking. IPS protection is sustained by the Riana Group.

Females and girls from Myanmar are increasingly being trafficked as “brides” to Asia. Aung Ja* had been 18 whenever a lady from Myitkina, northern Myanmar, convinced her to have a ‘factory’ job in Asia. She had been rescued in 2017 and it is getting involved in a UN Women-supported trafficking prevention programme. Picture: UN Women/Stuart Mannion

UN, Mar 22 2019 (IPS) – ladies and girls from Myanmar are increasingly being trafficked as “

In a report that is new Human Rights Watch (HRW) documented many instances of females and girls from Myanmar’s Kachin and northern Shan States who have been trafficked and forced into intimate slavery in Asia, as well as the alarming absence of police in the problem.

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“Myanmar and Chinese authorities are searching away while unscrupulous traffickers are available Kachin women and girls into captivity and abuse that is unspeakable” said Acting Women’s Rights Co-Director at HRW and writer of the report Heather Barr. More →