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Asean And Trafficking In Persons: Using Data As A Tool To Combat Trafficking In Persons, Fiona M. David Ms Jan 2006

Asean And Trafficking In Persons: Using Data As A Tool To Combat Trafficking In Persons, Fiona M. David Ms

Fiona David

ASEAN member countries are always looking for ways to improve their response to trafficking in persons. However, these efforts are being held back by a lack of relevant, reliable data on trafficking. Recognizing this problem, in 2005, the ASEAN member countries commissioned IOM to conduct a pilot research project to identify “best practice” in data collection on trafficking, and to prepare a situation report on data collection by government agencies in four ASEAN member countries (Cambodia, Indonesia, the Philippines and Thailand). This report presents the findings of that research.