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Government to escalate battle against trafficking

Foreign Asian worker in Thailand

Foreign Asian worker in Thailand. Photo: coffy (Pixabay).

Thailand is stepping up efforts to secure a better ranking in the US State Department’s anti-human trafficking index, with the aim of moving up from the Tier 2 Watchlist to Tier 2.

In June, Thailand was upgraded from Tier 3, which includes Syria, Iran, North Korea, and other countries with poor rights records, to Tier 2 Watchlist, which defines countries as not fully complying with the US Trafficking Victims Protection Act, but which are making significant efforts to do so.

Full story: Bangkok Post