Asia Foundation Counter-Trafficking Expert Nandita Baruah Leads Anti-TIP Roundable for USAID Administrator Rajiv Shah’s Visit to Nepal
March 4, 2014 — On February 26, The Asia Foundation’s Combating Trafficking in Persons (CTIP) Chief of Party and leading expert on counter-trafficking issues in South and Southeast Asia Nandita Baruah moderated a five-member panel to provide USAID Administrator Rajiv Shah a candid assessment of Nepal’s human trafficking problem during his multi-sector visit to Kathmandu on February 25-26. Roundtable highlights are featured in USAID Nepal’s Democracy & Governance Office (DGO) Weekly Report for February 23 to March 1, 2014.
A top expert in the region, Ms. Baruah has worked on gender, human rights, labor migration, and human trafficking issues in South and Southeast Asia for over 20 years. Read her insight on realities and approaches to combatting trafficking in the Foundation’s blog In Asia.
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