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Laws, decrees, bills and regulations relating to trafficking in persons (texts)

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Title: Burma/Myanmar laws and agreements relating to human trafficking (English/ Burmese ျမန္မာဘာသာ)
Language: English, Burmese (ျမန္မာဘာသာ)
Source/publisher: United Nations Inter-Agency Project on Human Trafficking (UNIAP)
Format/size: html, pdf
Date of entry/update: 24 July 2013

Individual Documents

Title: Rohingya refugee girls sold into forced labour in Bangladesh: UN
Date of publication: 18 October 2018
Description/subject: "Rohingya refugee girls are being sold into forced labour to raise money for desperate families in overcrowded camps in Bangladesh, according to the United Nations' migration agency. The International Organisation for Migration (IOM) said it had identified 99 cases of human trafficking during the year since September 2017, although it cautioned that the actual number was likely far greater. Of the victims, 35 were girls and 31 were women, the IOM said in a report this week. Thirty-one of the girls ended up in forced labour as did 26 of the women..."
Language: English
Source/publisher: Al Jazeera
Format/size: html
Date of entry/update: 18 October 2018

Date of publication: 13 September 2018
Description/subject: "On Myanmar’s Anti-Trafficking in Persons Day, KWAT urges Burma’s government and the international community to recognize that without an end to Burma Army offensives and war crimes, the problem of human trafficking along the China border will never be solved. KWAT has been assisting survivors of human trafficking for the past fifteen years, most of whom have been trafficked to China – some as far as east as the North Korean border. Most have been forced to marry and bear children for Chinese men, with others forced into sex work. In this year alone, KWAT has already assisted about one hundred women who were trafficked to China, while we have learned of many others who have disappeared. Without knowing Chinese, and without legal papers, trafficked women face huge obstacles to return home..."
Language: English
Source/publisher: Kachin Women’s Association Thailand
Format/size: html
Date of entry/update: 26 September 2018

Title: The Anti Trafficking in Persons Law - SPDC Law No. 5/2005 (English)
Date of publication: 13 September 2005
Description/subject: The State Peace and Development Council... The Anti Trafficking in Persons Law... (The State Peace and Development Council Law No. 5/2005)... (The 11th Waxing Day of Tawthalin, 1367, M.E. ) (13 th , September, 2005)
Language: English
Source/publisher: State Peace and Development Council
Format/size: pdf (90K)
Date of entry/update: 10 June 2013