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Human Trafficking: What Now? | WGBH News

Source: WGBH News

January 31, 2013

Cabs in Saigon
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Cabs in Saigon

"Individuals can take heroic steps to stop human trafficking, like the cab driver in Saigon who rescued 11- and 12-year-olds enslaved in garment factories.
“These children should not be working Welles this,” the cab driver said. “They should be at home with their families and in school.”
Another way to chip away at human trafficking begins with a tip to police, and ends with a raid of a spa in Wellesley, Mass. and an indictment against its owners.
“[The owner] did tell law enforcement that she knew that what are known as ‘happy endings’ were taking place at that location,” a prosecutor said.
Or you organize against organized crime, as activist Ben Savasti did in Chiang Mai, Thailand."

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