Closing borders will not stop human trafficking in ASEAN
A blog that highlights the increased risk vulnerable people in ASEAN face as COVID-19 causes systems in place to support victims of trafficking to break down.
Freedom of movement for victims of trafficking
Throughout the ASEAN region, victims of trafficking often find themselves in some form of detention.
Lessons from COVID-19 in responding to trafficking in persons in times of crisis
To better understand the impact of COVID-19 on human trafficking and responses to it in the Philippines, ASEAN-Australia Counter Trafficking convened two online roundtable consultations with key stakeholders.
Situation analysis by ASEAN-ACT
As part of ASEAN-ACT's update to its' 2020 Annual Work Plan, the program consulted with its partners to analyse the trafficking in persons operating environment across ASEAN and how COVID-19 had and will change each country's response to counter trafficking in persons.
Stakeholder Mapping summary
ASEAN-ACT undertook stakeholder mapping from June to October 2020 to identify potential government and non-government partners for the program’s victim rights and equality and inclusion work, both at the national and regional level.
Vietnam Trafficking in Persons Journal 2021
The Vietnam Trafficking in Persons Journal 2021 was prepared by the Hanoi Procuratorate University with contributions from national and regional experts in the field, and supported by the ASEAN-Australia Counter Trafficking program.
Vulnerability, human trafficking and COVID-19
COVID-19 does not discriminate, however those most a risk of contracting COVID-19 are the most vulnerable. This paper includes good responses from ASEAN Member States and provides policy recommendations to ensure those vulnerable to trafficking are protected.