Importance of Trafficking in Persons Data
To learn more about the importance of trafficking in persons data, watch this short animation. Australia through the ASEAN-Australia Counter Trafficking program supports ASEAN Member States to collect data on trafficking in persons with a victim-sensitive focus and promotes transparency in the publication of national trafficking in persons annual reports to support a more robust response to the eradication of human trafficking.
Thailand’s approach to victim-sensitive courts
ASEAN-ACT works with judges across the region to embed gender-sensitive and victim-centred approaches into law, policy and practice. Judge Jarimjit, Office of the President of the Supreme Court in Thailand shares her experiences and some of Thailand's initiatives to better support and protect trafficked victims in court.
Understanding the ACTIP, with HE Wanchai Roujanavong
How well do you know the ASEAN Convention against Trafficking in Persons, Especially Women and Children (ACTIP)? Conversations with Chem has been created to support ASEAN Member States further understand this regional instrument to combat human trafficking. In this episode, Chem explores gender equality and social inclusion with His Excellency Wanchai Roujanavong, Thailand's representative to the ASEAN Commission on the Promotion and Rights of Women and Children.
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.
Video: non-punishment of victims of trafficking roundtable
An expert roundtable on the non-punishment of victims of trafficking was a special side event to the 47th Human Rights Council, co-convened by the Inter-Agency Coordination Group against Trafficking Persons and the Special Rapporteur on Trafficking in Persons, especially Women and Children.
What is trauma informed care?
Victims of human trafficking experience trauma in various forms, which impacts how they may remember their experiences and their ability to trust and talk about it. Law enforcement, prosecutors and judges play a crucial role in minimising re-traumatisation, and supporting recovery and reintegration. IJM Thailand Director Andrew Wasuwongse explains trauma-informed approaches in this video.