Tuesday, June 06, 2006

Asian nations have failed to check trafficking: US

WASHINGTON: India, Bangladesh, Pakistan, Nepal and Sri Lanka do not meet minimum standards to end prostitution, child labour and other categories of trafficking in human beings but are making "significant efforts" to meet minimum standards, the US State Department says in its latest annual Trafficking in Persons' report. The report alleges that India is a country of origin, transit and destination for thousands of trafficked persons.



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