November 08, 2019
Vietnam’s Human Trafficking Problem Is Too Big to Ignore
By Thoi Nguyen
The tragic deaths of 39 Vietnamese in the U.K. shine a harsh light on Vietnam’s longstanding problem of human trafficking.
August 07, 2019
Australia and ASEAN Push Efforts to Combat Human Trafficking
By Grant Wyeth
This issue forms an important area where Australia is able to align its values to its broader interests in Southeast Asia.
January 03, 2019
What’s Wrong with India’s Efforts to Check Human Trafficking?
By Avinash Giri
A recent case of human trafficking highlights the capability-will gap in Indian law enforcement.
April 25, 2017
Exploiting Nepal’s Children
By Steve Shaw
Two years after the earthquake, rebuilding continues and trafficking thrives.
December 22, 2015
Pakistan’s Conflict Zone Migrants
By Umair Jamal
Pakistan's reputation as a source of illegal economic migrants demands government scrutiny.
September 14, 2015
Nepal’s Lingering Anguish
By Andrew Neal
Many Nepalese are struggling to cope in temporary shelters, at risk of abduction and trafficking.
July 28, 2015
Has Uzbekistan Made Progress in Ending Forced Labor?
By Catherine Putz
The U.S. upgraded the country in its annual human trafficking report, saying it is making “significant efforts.”
June 23, 2015
Human Trafficking: Thailand’s Porous Borders
By Neil Thompson
A recent clampdown notwithstanding, there has been little progress in ending human trafficking in the region.
June 14, 2015
Review: Untouchable: Children of God
By Roshni Kapur
A new documentary exposes the horror that faces many young Nepali girls.
June 10, 2015
Rohingya in Limbo
By Alex Bookbinder
Disruption of human trafficking networks has not meant respite for Myanmar’s oppressed Rohingya minority.
March 16, 2015
Human Trafficking Thrives Where Rule of Law Ends
By Olivia Enos
Solving Asia’s enormous human trafficking problem will require trained law enforcement and non-corrupt judicial systems.
March 16, 2015
Indonesia’s Migrant Workers: Dreams and Tears
By Michael Malay and Nicolas Axelrod
Every year, Indonesians flock abroad dreaming of opportunity. For many, the reality is harsh.