Silvia Mera is programme director at the Mekong Club, a Hong Kong-based anti-slavery NGO. She is an international speaker on the topic of modern-day slavery, works with multinational corporations from several sectors to support and advise them on their anti-slavery policies and practices and has developed several projects aimed at harnessing the power of the private sector to address this issue. Twitter: @Silvia_Mera
Understanding the myriad ways criminals use technology to facilitate trafficking and abuse will help to counter them. With Asia becoming ever more connected, the authorities must move faster to unmask criminal online platforms.