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.
Philippines: A case on successful prosecution of a trafficking in persons case without a victim testimony
The Supreme Court of the Philippines published a landmark case demonstrating the successful prosecution of a trafficking in persons case without a victim testimony.
UNODC Special Event on “Doing Better: the Principle of Non-Punishment of Trafficking Victims & Investigations of Migrant Smuggling”
The Special Event on “Doing Better: the Principle of Non-Punishment of Trafficking Victims & Investigations of Migrant Smuggling”, organized by UNODC’s Human Trafficking and Migrant Smuggling Section, focused on two essential topics related to trafficking in persons and the smuggling of migrants on 28 June 2022 in hybrid format.
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.