USAID Releases New Policy to Combat Trafficking in Persons
WASHINGTON, DC – Today, at a White House event, Dr Rajiv Shah, Administrator for the United States Agency for International Development (USAID), launched the Agency's new 2012 Counter-Trafficking in Persons (C-TIP) Policy to reinvigorate and focus USAID's efforts to combat human trafficking around the world.
Millions pushed into child labor in Pakistan
Tears tracing lines of dirt on his face, six-year-old Pakistani boy Nabeel Mukhtar cries while crouching on a pavement to scrub motorbikes, his job for nine hours a day, six days a week.
ASEAN Debates Labor Standards
The Association of South East Asian Nations (ASEAN) is working towards the standardisation of labour skills and has agreed to study the impacts of ASEAN labour integration.
Indigenous People in Thailand Need Citizenship
The Thai government should grant indigenous people in Thailand their basic human rights to education, medical care and citizenship, Kerd Phanakamnerd, a representative of the working group for indigenous rights, told a conference in Chiang Mai.
UN Calls on Cambodia to Protect Land of Indigenous People
The United Nations criticized Cambodia's government for doing little to protect the land of indigenous people, whose livelihood has increasingly come under threat from land-grabbing by the rich and powerful.
Vital Voices Global Partnership Releases Report on Statelessness in Thailand
Study Shows that Obstacles to Citizenship in Thailand Lead to Vulnerability to Human Trafficking.
Meeting on Birth Registration and Statelessness hosted by UNESCO Bangkok
On 20 April 2007, UNESCO Bangkok hosted a meeting on birth registration and statelessness in Thailand.
The Plight of Asia's Stateless People
Hidden in the back corners of the world is a scattered population of millions of nobodies, citizens of nowhere, forgotten or neglected by governments, ignored by census takers.