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{February 6, 2011}   More activists India

While net surfing I came across the work of Sunitha Krishnan. She is a founder of the organisation PRAJWALA in India and it looks like the are doing great work.

 

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{September 5, 2009}   FOCUS – South East Asia

Unesco made a report

Combating Trafficking

in South-East Asia

A Review of Policy and Programme

Responses

 

see it here

 

Other reports include

 

South East Asia’s first “Women’s Court” on trafficking and HIV in Bali

 

POLARIS (Japan)

 

Coalition Against Trafficking in Women (page)

 

BBC article about Thailand

 

Japan Times – Feb 2009 reports on Japan`s failure to prosecute those caught

 

UCLA  International Institute report on sexual abuse and trafficking in Japan

 

Wikipedia: Human Trafficking in Japan

 

Prof Meryll Dean has published an article here about the legal situation in Japan.

 

Japan Subculture Research Centre 

 

short documentary about trafficking from China to Japan



{August 31, 2009}   AUDIO – hear their stories

Click here to listen to Audio stories from  the Voice for the Voiceless web site.

 

Ping Lau trafficked from China to London tells her story here (Guardian)



{August 30, 2009}   FILMS

After talking with a friend of mine who is a filmaker today, I realised that film is an incredibly powerful medium through which to raise awareness about issues but also about how these issues effect individual peoples lives. I watched a trailer for the film The Stoning of Soraya M  powerful stuff. Which leads me to write this post in reference to films dealing with the issue of Human Trafficking.

The Sold Project have made a documentary about trafficking in Thailand. Great org, I will order the film…

Here are the top ten as listed by change.org.

1.Born into Brothels

2. Slumdog Millionaire

3.NOT for Sale:The Documentary

4.DEMAND

5 Memoirs of  a Geisha

6.Very Young Girls

7.Holly

8.Call + Response

9.The Day my God died

10. TRADE

To watch trailers click here



{August 27, 2009}   Survivors Stories

survivors stories



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