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Blog Contributor Heather Goldsmith

Heather Goldsmith was formerly the human rights advisor for the Asia Business Unit. 

by Heather Goldsmith

Combatting Human Trafficking During COVID-19

Human traffickers prey on people in crisis, and the global economic impacts of the COVID-19 pandemic and associated public health restrictions have left many people desperate for necessities and vulnerable to deceptive and unscrupulous economic exploitation. At least in Myanmar, people are becoming increasingly desperate for employment and are willing to overlook known risks of…