eNews@East Asia and the Pacific

Issue 16 | January 24 2012
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Project Childhood introduced to Lao PDR

Vientiane (the Lao People's Democratic Republic), 11 January 2012 - As children continue to be trafficked, enslaved, and sexually exploited in the Greater Mekong Sub-region, law enforcement responses against travelling child sex offenders must become an ever more important element in halting and reversing this trend.

Such responses include intelligence-led investigations, victim identification, detection, and prosecution of the perpetrators of these crimes as well as the protection, rescue and rehabilitation of young victims. [Read More]

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