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Policy Brief – Vying for Work: Risk Factors, Push Factors, and Human Trafficking

By USCRI March 14, 2023

This Policy Brief represents a segment of one chapter in a larger forthcoming report based on a USCRI field visit to Bangladesh in December 2022. This chapter focuses on the evolving human trafficking situation for Rohingya refugees in camps in the Cox’s Bazar district of Bangladesh.

For more information on this field visit, read our previous Policy Brief: Learning for What Future? and watch our webinar entitled “Reduction of Risk in Action: A Discussion of Efforts in Bangladesh to Mitigate Labor Trafficking Among Refugees, Stateless Populations, and Childrenduring which Mr. Jishu Barua discussed issues related to the increased risks of exploitation and labor trafficking for Rohingya refugees, and Mr. Tanvir Barua discussed the dangers of child labor in the dried fish industry in Bangladesh.

Click here to read the full Policy & Advocacy Report by USCRI.


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