Extracted from http://www.state.gov/documents/organization/258881.pdf Singapore is a destination country for men, women, and girls from other Asian countries subjected to sex trafficking and forced labor, and a transit country for Cambodian and Filipino men subjected to forced labor on fishing vessels that transit through Singapore or its territorial waters. Some of the 1.37 million foreign workers that… Continue reading 2016 US Trafficking in Persons Report (Singapore)
“That’s when I realised that however hard I worked, whatever pain I suffered, they would always keep taking away my earnings from me. Ms Li has been struggling to provide for her young daughter who was born with a medical condition that needs long-term care. Work is scarce in China where she lives and the… Continue reading Pub Waitress or Prostitute?
MP Mr Christopher De Souza has proposed a Private Member’s Bill dedicated to combating human trafficking which will be presented in parliament in November 2014. In conjunction with the proposed Bill, non-governmental organisations HOME, AWARE TWC2, Healthserve and MARUAH have jointly organized the StopTraffickingSG Campaign. Phase One of the campaign runs from July to December… Continue reading Support victims’ rights – Sign our petition!
HOME commends Mr Christopher De Souza MP and the Inter-Agency Taskforce on Trafficking in Persons (“the Taskforce”) on the proposed introduction of dedicated anti-human trafficking legislation (“the Bill”). HOME is hopeful that the Bill is a positive step towards Singapore’s ratification of the United Nations Protocol to Prevent, Suppress and Punish Trafficking in Persons, Especially… Continue reading Proposed bill on prevention of trafficking needs to include victims’ rights
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