In this Aug. 15, 2016, photo, workers peel shrimps at the Boonchai Seafood Product Co. in Samut Sakhon, Thailand. Facing international pressure for failing to stop human trafficking in its seafood sector, Thailand promised almost a year ago to compensate victims of slavery and industry leaders vowed to bring all fish processing in-house. Boonchai on this day had 107 shrimp peelers who were gutting, deveining and tearing heads off shrimp; Boonchai Seafood director said each is paid the daily minimum wage of 300 baht ($8.50). Standing in a cooled warehouse, workers in gloves, aprons and boots worked at stainless-steel tables. (AP Photo/Martha Mendoza) In this Aug. 15, 2016, photo, workers peel shrimps at the Boonchai Seafood Product Co. in Samut Sakhon, Thailand. Facing international pressure for failing to stop human trafficking in its seafood sector, Thailand promised almost a year ago to compensate victims of slavery and industry leaders vowed to bring all fish processing in-house. Boonchai on this day had 107 shrimp peelers who were gutting, deveining and tearing heads off shrimp; Boonchai Seafood director said each is paid the daily minimum wage of 300 baht ($8.50). Standing in a cooled warehouse, workers in gloves, aprons and boots worked at stainless-steel tables. (AP Photo/Martha Mendoza)
In this Aug. 15, 2016, photo, workers peel shrimps at the Boonchai Seafood Product Co. in Samut Sakhon, Thailand. Facing international pressure for failing to stop human trafficking in its seafood sector, Thailand promised almost a year ago to compensate victims of slavery and industry leaders vowed to bring all fish processing in-house. Boonchai on this day had 107 shrimp peelers who were gutting, deveining and tearing heads off shrimp; Boonchai Seafood director said each is paid the daily minimum wage of 300 baht ($8.50). Standing in a cooled warehouse, workers in gloves, aprons and boots worked at stainless-steel tables. (AP Photo/Martha Mendoza)

Promises unmet as Thailand tries to reform shrimp industry

In this Aug. 15, 2016, photo, workers peel shrimps at the Boonchai Seafood Product Co. in Samut Sakhon, Thailand. Facing international pressure for failing to stop human trafficking in its seafood sector, Thailand promised almost a year ago to compensate victims of slavery and industry leaders vowed to bring all fish processing in-house. Boonchai on this day had 107 shrimp peelers who were gutting, deveining and tearing heads off shrimp; Boonchai Seafood director said each is paid the daily minimum wage of 300 baht ($8.50). Standing in a cooled warehouse, workers in gloves, aprons and boots worked at stainless-steel tables. (AP Photo/Martha Mendoza) In this Aug. 15, 2016, photo, workers peel shrimps at the Boonchai Seafood Product Co. in Samut Sakhon, Thailand. Facing international pressure for failing to stop human trafficking in its seafood sector, Thailand promised almost a year ago to compensate victims of slavery and industry leaders vowed to bring all fish processing in-house. Boonchai on this day had 107 shrimp peelers who were gutting, deveining and tearing heads off shrimp; Boonchai Seafood director said each is paid the daily minimum wage of 300 baht ($8.50). Standing in a cooled warehouse, workers in gloves, aprons and boots worked at stainless-steel tables. (AP Photo/Martha Mendoza)
In this Aug. 15, 2016, photo, workers peel shrimps at the Boonchai Seafood Product Co. in Samut Sakhon, Thailand. Facing international pressure for failing to stop human trafficking in its seafood sector, Thailand promised almost a year ago to compensate victims of slavery and industry leaders vowed to bring all fish processing in-house. Boonchai on this day had 107 shrimp peelers who were gutting, deveining and tearing heads off shrimp; Boonchai Seafood director said each is paid the daily minimum wage of 300 baht ($8.50). Standing in a cooled warehouse, workers in gloves, aprons and boots worked at stainless-steel tables. (AP Photo/Martha Mendoza)
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