Human fishing boats, or sold into prostitutions. Women are

Trafficking in Thailand

 In Thailand we see that this destination exploitative
Human Trafficking especially in Thailand’s market place. Where children, women
and men are sold into slave labor.

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When did the
Human rights issue come about?

trafficking in Thailand is very prominent in the Greater Sub-Mekong Region.

Other reason is
poverty, lack of an education, awareness or dysfunctional families.


Who does it
affect and how in Thailand?

Children are
sold to people and forced to do slave labor, like selling flowers on the
street, working on fishing boats, or sold into prostitutions.

Women are sold
and are also forced into slave labor, domestic work (like maid), or into

Young men are
taking and forced to work on fishing boats and work in harsh conditions.

All of them are
mistreated or killed because they can no longer work or get sick.


In what way does
it affect human rights?


It affects the
Human rights of individuals who was forcible taking without their consent. The
people who have taking them, have taking their rights away to defend themselves
and force them to do slave labor, prostitutions and working on fishing boats.




How is the
United States responding to the issue of Human Trafficking?


The U.S
government has a diplomatic tool for Human Trafficking by filling out a report
called Trafficking in Person Report (TIP).

The U.S.

Government then shares this information with other countries to help combat the
issue of Human Trafficking.

Human Trafficking
effects everyone all over the world, whether they live in Thailand or they are


How are other
countries government inside and outside responding to the problem?


The Thai prime
minister has meetings with labor and civic organization to try to end Human

The prime
minister has acknowledged that they need to do better to protect the public.

Also, to improve
inter agency coordination to address Human Trafficking.


How are the
responses relating to the foreign policy spectrum on how you approach your studies
in the lesson? (isolationism, diplomacy, interventionism, and imperialism)


That nations
including the United States have come together to stop Human Trafficking which
in turn is interventionism.

That different
countries have come together and created programs to stop Human Trafficking.

This is called imperialism
as these nations are not taking over countries but to help societies.




Are the efforts
of government and international organizations successful?


No, the Thai
government along with organizations try very hard to catch the bad guys but
when one goes away another one takes his place.

Resources need
more improvement to catch bad guys who exploit young people, especially children.


What would be
your recommendation to help better address the issue of Human Rights?


To me we need to
try to infiltrate the Human Trafficking business and see how the people run it
and slowly arrest the bad guys but also have legit proof of what they have

Put a lot of
resources out to the public and tell the public to be vigilante and to stay in
groups when out.