Exploratory research – Trafficking in Boys in Vietnam Research
Duration: 10/2010 to 12/2011
Location: 12 provinces of Vietnam, including Quang Ninh, Lao Cai, Lang Son, Nghe An, Can Tho, An Giang, Hanoi and Ho Chi Minh city.
Funded by: The United Nations – Government of Vietnam Joint Programme on Gender Equality.
Executed by: The General Statistics Office, and International Organization for Migration (IOM)
The goal of this research is to contribute to the broader objective of ensuring that the particular situation and vulnerabilities of boy victims of human trafficking are adequately addressed in Vietnam’s legal and policy response to the issue.
The research objectives are to assess awareness of local authorities and community and practices to address trafficking in boys, identify forms of trafficking in boys, factors that contribute to vulnerability to trafficking (especially gender conceptions) and types of trafficking in boys and document victims’ experience of trafficking, return, rehabilitation and reintegration.
Availability of publication/report for sharing (title and year of publication):
IOM – 3 JPGE Research Report 2012.