The Vietnam Women's Union and Spain's Agency for International Development and Co-operation (AECID) on Dec. 5 launched an information campaign aimed at fighting the trafficking of women and children, in the northern border province of Lang Son.
The launching ceremony drew the participation of over 500 delegates from border provinces of Lang Son, Lao Cai, Yen Bai, Bac Giang, Quang Ninh, Ha Giang, Tuyen Quang and Nghe An, as well as donors and international agencies.
On this occasion, photos and documents on experiences of victims of human trafficking, as well as their process of re-integrating into the community were introduced.
Activities to help victims of human trafficking under the project Peaceful House were also introduced.
The campaign called on all sectors, agencies and the community in the country and abroad to join hands to prevent crimes of this kind and help victims.
According to the Ministry of Public Security, there were 1,949 cases of human trafficking reported occurred, involving 4,793 victims from 2004.