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Activities to Combat Human Trafficking in Myanmar (1995-2010)
- As human trafficking is a transnational crime and on the increase, no country in the world is immune to this problem. Accordingly, Myanmar has been taking preventive measures, policies and cooperation at various levels since 1995 - 1996. At national level, Myanmar has as policy designated the combating of human trafficking as a national duty in 1997 and has since been relentlessly implementing the relevant activities. At international level, Myanmar has strongly cooperated with other countries at bilateral, regional and multilateral levels. This paper explains how Myanmar government has tried to combat human trafficking through preventive measures, policies and cooperation at national level. In doing so, it also points out the necessary measures for anti-human trafficking activities to be effective.