Women are being bought and sold against their will. Follow the making of a film by BleuRouge about human trafficking.
Shutting down brothels hasn't helped control the unstoppable sex trade and trafficking of people in southeast Asia. The police don't offer support, the courts decide in favour of traffickers in a corrupt system, and the society itself has somehow accepted that survival depends on pedophile tourists, as mothers send their young daughters off to earn a living for the family.
As Teprine Baldo and her company BleuRouge travel through the region working on their film, they discover a desperate situation. Read the BleuRouge blog as they travel, watch clips as the film evolves, and learn about the enormity of this issue through a filmmaker's process. Come back often for updates.
The International Labour Organization is the UN specialized agency which seeks the promotion of social justice and internationally recognized human and labour rights. The primary objective of the TICW project is to reduce trafficking in children and women for labour and sexual exploitation.