Human Traffic Watch

In Human Trafficking on March 27, 2013 at 7:31 pm

Jeanna

IMG_7113

The little girl in blue comes home from school everyday & immediately gets to work. With a knife bigger than her forearm she chops coconuts, green papaya & whatever else is on the menu. Already, her parents have spent the day working; her mom never stepping more than a few feet from an indoor cooking fire. The entire family participates in cooking & selling food at the factory across the street.

According to an article from Irrawaddy there are at minimum 100,000 non-registered migrant workers from Burma in Mae Sot. After crossing the river, many migrants find themselves in crowded garment factories, on dangerous manufacturing/construction sites or in laborious agricultural positions. “Many of these workers earn no more than a dollar or two a day, and reports of debt bondage, forced labor and child labor are more common here than anywhere else in the country”.

Factories are tucked behind gates. On…

View original post 46 more words

Advertisements

Leave a Reply

Fill in your details below or click an icon to log in:

WordPress.com Logo

You are commenting using your WordPress.com account. Log Out / Change )

Twitter picture

You are commenting using your Twitter account. Log Out / Change )

Facebook photo

You are commenting using your Facebook account. Log Out / Change )

Google+ photo

You are commenting using your Google+ account. Log Out / Change )

Connecting to %s

%d bloggers like this: