Rohingya refugee children collect bricks at the Balukhali Refugee Camp in Cox's Bazar, Bangladesh, on November 13. The UN’s International Organisation for Migration has warned that, with more than 600,000 Rohingya having fled Myanmar to Bangladesh since August, the refugees are at the mercy of human traffickers in the area. Photo: Reuters

Modern slavery and child labour: Asia’s unacceptable record

Tomoko Nishimoto says while the region has seen a sharp decline in forced labour, it remains a centre for exploitation, and massive, multinational efforts are required to end all forms of slavery

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Rohingya refugee children collect bricks at the Balukhali Refugee Camp in Cox's Bazar, Bangladesh, on November 13. The UN’s International Organisation for Migration has warned that, with more than 600,000 Rohingya having fled Myanmar to Bangladesh since August, the refugees are at the mercy of human traffickers in the area. Photo: Reuters
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