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UNICEF: 60% of Lao Human Trafficking Victims Are Female


A joint study by UNICEF and the Lao government on the situation of Lao workers who have fallen victims of transnational human trafficking reveals that 60% are female, aged between 12 - 18 years old. 35% of those arre forced into prostitution in neighboring countries, especially Thailand.

32% are forced to work as household servants, while 17% work in sweatshops. And at least 5% work as helping hands on fishing boats in Thailand’s coastal provinces.

Listen to our Laos Today report for details.

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