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Burma

International Organizations

Myanmar Red Cross Society (MRCS)
The Myanmar Red Cross (MRCS) operates as an implementing partner for UNHCR for the integrated assistance program for vulnerable communities in Rakhine State state.

International Labor Organization
In May 2003 Burma’s military government signed an agreement with the International Labor Organization to eliminate forced labor in the country.

Save the Children (UK)
Save the Children raises awareness about the dangers of child trafficking on the borders of China and Thailand, where more than a million young people have been lured by traffickers promising a better life.

UNICEF
The overall goal of the UNICEF Country Program for the period 2001 - 2005 is to advocate for and contribute towards the progressive establishment of an environment where the rights to survival, development, protection and participation of children and women are realized according to the obligations and responsibilities assumed by Burma as a State Party to the Convention on the Rights of the Child (CRC) and the Convention on the Elimination of All Forms of Discrimination Against Women (CEDAW).

World Vision
Why World Vision Myanmar is working on anti trafficking: WVM is a child focused organization that aims to prevent children and youth from being exploitated. WVM does this by providing opportunities for both youth and children to stay in their home countries, and thus, reducing the risk of trafficking.

ARTIP Project

Asia Regional Trafficking in Persons (ARTIP) Project BURMA
ARTIP commenced in August 2006 and is expected to run for up to five years.

UNIAP

United Nations Inter-Agency Project on Human Trafficking in the Greater Mekong Sub-Region (UNIAP)
The UN Inter-Agency Project (UNIAP) on Human Trafficking in the Greater Mekong Sub-region was established in June 2000 to facilitate a stronger and more coordinated response to human trafficking in the Greater Mekong Sub-region (Cambodia, China, Lao PDR, Burma, Thailand and Vietnam).

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