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Trafficking in Persons: Singapore's Evolving Responses

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  • Pau Khan Khup Hangzo
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    For a long time, sending countries have been the focus of efforts to combat trafficking in persons (TIP). However, in recent years, destination countries such as Singapore have also stepped up their efforts. This is timely because improved recognition and management of the threat and challenges of TIP will do much to prevent the abuse and commercial exploitation of adults and children. This NTS Alert discusses the TIP phenomenon, focusing on Singapore and the significant new developments in Singapore’s policies on the issue. In particular, it highlights the establishment of Singapore’s Inter-Agency Taskforce on TIP and the development of its National Plan of Action. [NTS Alerts]. URL:[http://www.rsis.edu.sg/nts/html-newsletter/alert/nts-alert-Apr-1201.html]

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    Paper provided by eSocialSciences in its series Working Papers with number id:4988.

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    Keywords: Trafficking in persons (TIP); Singapore; Human trafficking; transnational organised crime; labour; rebel groups; forced domestic work; women; children; exploitation; Physical or sexual abuse;

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