Human trafficking victims get more assistance
15:59 | 16/01/2013
VGP - Foreign people who are victims of human trafficking in Viet Nam will get support from the State Budget for their basic needs and traveling costs to return home.

This is part of Government's Decree 09/2013/NĐ-CP, dated January 1, 2013 guilding the implementation of the Anti-Human Trafficking Law. 

Accordingly, victims will also get free-of-charge medical care services for 60 days.

In addition, Vietnamese victims belonging to poor and near-poor families will be exempted from vocational training fees if they wish to take vocational courses when returning home.

Statistics showed that the country exposed over 3,000 trafficking cases involving more than 6,500 victims in 2004-2012. In 2012 alone, 437 cases were detected, 719 involved people were arrested and 1,206 victims were rescued./.  

By Kim Loan

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