Sep 6, 2000, 12:01 AM
News Code: 9056205
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migrant for rights on treaty sign to governments urges UNHCR workers Human for Commissioner High .N.U The -- IRNA 6, Sept Lumpur, Kuala to world the across governments on called Robinson, Mary Rights, Migrant of Rights Human the on Convention International the ratify .Workers three-day the of session opening the to statement prepared a In Bangkok, in Trafficking Human and Migration Asia-Pacific of seminar is region Asia-Pacific the in trafficking and migration said Robinson .worry rights human major a posed trend the that and rise the on .here IRNA by available made was statement The men and children women, of thousands of hundreds year Every" exploitation of situations into coerced and forced sold, tricked, are .escape cannot they which from They .trafficking to vulnerable most the are children and Women" which industry trans-national a in commodities as treated are with part most the for operates and dollars of billions generates .said Robinson "impunity, labor, forced bondage, debt in itself manifests practice The and pornography prostitution, marriages, sham services, domestic as groups, minority that adding Robinson, said migration, irregular of majority the from beliefs religious different with those as well other and violence physical to subjected often are country, host the .abuses of forms irregular the when exploitative doubly become practices These" color, race, particular a to belong persons trafficked or migrants .said she "origin, ethnic or nationality descent, an for preparation 's.N.U the of part is seminar three-day The .Racism Against Conference World upcoming including regions, other in meetings commissioned has Robinson the and minorities of plight the where Europe Eastern and Central .up taken were anti-Semitism of issue on focus will October, in held be to Africa, in seminar The seminar the while strife, ethnic to regard with prevention conflict indigenous of fate the scrutiny under place will America Latin in .Americans Afro-Latin and populations on focus will Tuesday, on off kicked which seminar, Bangkok The women to attention particular with trafficking human and migration .children and meetings regional these from recommendations and findings The the before action of program and declaration the in included be will .conference world widespread of result a is trafficking human that added Robinson .exclusion social and discrimination poverty, BER/LS/KS End