Human Trafficking in Asia

Carol Yost talks about strategies to prevent human trafficking of women and girls in Asia.
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Carol Yost talks about strategies to prevent human trafficking of women and girls in Asia.

She described the work of the Asia Foundation in south, southeast, and east Asia, including Afghanistan, Mongolia, Korea, and the Pacific Islands, through encouraging governments to protect the rights of all citizens regardless of sex, class and religion. Other topics included democratic principles, rule of law, human rights, transition to market economies, development of nongovernmental organizations, women’s empowerment. She talked about training police in brothel rescues, warning citizens of false advertising to lure victims from their homes, and the development of community-based networks against trafficking. After her presentation she answered audience members' questions. close

*The transcript for this program was compiled from uncorrected Closed Captioning.

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  • Omo Musa Student Nitze (Paul H.) School of Advanced International Studies
  • Carol Yost Director Asia Foundation->Women's Empowerment Program

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Human Trafficking in Asia

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Program ID:
192056-1
Category:
Public Affairs Event
Format:
Speech
Location:
Washington, District of Columbia, United States
First Aired:
Apr 14, 2006
Last Aired:
Apr 15, 2006

Airing Details

  • Apr 14, 2006 | 12:29pm EDT | C-SPAN 1
  • Apr 14, 2006 | 8:00pm EDT | C-SPAN 2
  • Apr 15, 2006 | 12:51am EDT | C-SPAN 2
  • Apr 15, 2006 | 3:48am EDT | C-SPAN 1
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