NCMP Lina Chiam: Parliamentary speech on the Prevention of Human Trafficking Bill Madam Speaker, I would like to congratulate the Member for Holland-Bukit Timah and his team for introducing the Prevention of human Trafficking Bill in Parliament. This is a long overdue legislation which NGOs and activists have been advocating for many years. The existing… Continue reading Thank you NCMP Lina Chiam for speaking up for a victim-centric bill
I, the star canvasser I am a star canvasser who, craving for an exciting life as an activist, volunteered for HOME to garner signatures for the #stoptraffickingsg campaign. Singapore is my new home for the past 4 momths ago. The good vibe and willingness of the people here to work for a good cause influenced… Continue reading A Star Campaigner’s Guide to Canvassing on the Ground (yes in Singapore!)
Channel News Asia (CNA) in their article published on 21 Oct 2014 “Protecting victims’ rights the key to human trafficking Bill’s success: Activists” quoted MP Christopher De Souza who said that the trafficked victims he spoke to did not want to work which explained his reluctance to include the right to work in the anti-trafficking… Continue reading Victims do not want to work – StopTraffickingSG responses to this claim
Police to the rescue in Crimewatch? Trafficking in persons is a serious crime which the authorities in this video have rightfully acknowledged to be a problem that needs to be resolved. However the experience of victims reporting abuse and obtaining social support may not be as smooth sailing.