University General Assembly 2


Jessica Surya

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Japan’s statement on combatting trafficking in person

Trafficking in person is one of Japan’s major problem. Japan has also concern about the victims being exploited such as prostitution, forced labor and so on. On tackling this issue United Nations has launched Global Plan of Action against human trafficking also UNODC has yet give an effort to established UN convention against Transnational Organized Crime and Protocol to Suppress and Punish Trafficking in Persons, Especially Women and Children.

Japan modestly increased efforts to identify and protect trafficking victims. Japan identified 54 trafficking victims, compared with 25 in 2014. Of the 54, Japan identified 23 Filipino labor trafficking victims in one case, which may have also involved sex tra...