Thailand’s status unchanged in US trafficking report

Thailand remains in Tier 2 in the latest Trafficking in Persons (TIP) report issued by the United States, reflecting modest progress in its enforcement efforts but not enough to lift the country to Tier 1 as some officials had hoped. 

“The Government of Thailand does not fully meet the minimum standards for the elimination of trafficking but is making significant efforts to do so,” the US State Department said in the chapter on Thailand in the 2023 report posted on its website.

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