Vietnamese, Lao, Thai localities cooperate to fight human trafficking hinh anh 1Border guards arrested a woman involved in a human trafficking ring (Photo: VNA)

A workshop aimed at promoting joint efforts by Vietnam, Laos and Thailand against human trafficking along the East-West Corridor was held in Dong Ha city of the central province Quang Tri on August 5.

The event drew the participation of representatives from women associations and unions of Quang Tri province, Laos’ provinces of Salavan and Savannakhet, and Thailand’s province of Mukdahan.

Participants discussed ways to prevent human trafficking, focusing on raising public awareness and participation, providing vocational training and jobs for victims, and building community-based preventive models.

They also shared their localities’ experience in combating human trafficking.

At the event, the four provinces’ representatives signed a memorandum of understanding on joint action against human trafficking.

According to the Quang Tri police, since 1997, provincial authorities have uncovered 10 rings trafficking 32 women and children.-VNA