Model of Crime Prevention and Suppression on Human Trafficking in Border Liaison Office (BLOs): Case Study for Children and Youth
Pol. Maj. Gen. Monthon Ngernwattana, Dr. Sunee Kanyajit

Child sexual exploitation is so disturbing that the government tries every approach to eradicate real causes. This study explores the policies and collaboration to prevent and suppress children and youth sexual exploitation, investigate problems and setbacks, including learning how different ASEAN countries collaborated to develop the model and directions for preventive system as the country becoming one of AEC members. Data for qualitative study were collected from 229 police officers from Anti-Human Trafficking Division, Royal Thai Police and officers from Central and Regional Divisions of Ministry of Social Development and Human Security assigned to same functions, whereas qualitative data gathered from 20 field specialists. This research recommends incorporating international model in the plan to prevent children and youth from sexual exploitation, including the suppression through protection, assistance and reintegration of victim, as well as apprehension of the perpetrator to bring him to justice.

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