The Effects of Human Trafficking in the Southeast Asian Region

GMA 400 - Senior Seminar Research

This paper describes the issue of human trafficking within the Southeast Asian Region. It will examine the first signs of when human trafficking arose and compare it to where the situation has shifted to today. This paper aims to showcase how human trafficking has affected the region of Southeast Asia and its governmental structures. How criminal organizations recruit and conduct the activity within the region. Analyzing stories of trafficking victims and the various types of trafficking that take place in the area. The various dangers of human trafficking will be addressed and what factors create the state of an individuals’ vulnerability. This paper will also discuss what organizations are combating human trafficking and how they rehabilitate the victims that are rescued. As well as analysis prior government policies on the issue of human trafficking; and provides numerous policy recommendations for specific nations of the region.