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Friday, 01 July 2016 - 8:44
US Keeps Sri Lanka On Watch List In Human Trafficking Report
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The United States has kept Sri Lanka on a watch list in the latest human trafficking report released by US Secretary of State John Kerry today.

The report states that Sri Lanka is primarily a source and, to a lesser extent, a destination country, for men, women, and children subjected to forced labor and sex trafficking.

Before leaving Sri Lanka, many migrant workers go into debt to pay high recruitment fees imposed by unscrupulous labor recruitment agencies—most of them members of Sri Lanka’s Association of Licensed Foreign Employment Agencies—and their unlicensed sub-agents.

Some Sri Lankan women are subjected to forced prostitution in Jordan, Maldives, Malaysia, Singapore, and elsewhere, the report states.

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