The National Crime Agency said that it would liaise with its Vietnamese counterparts to try to break the people-smuggling rings identified by Al Jazeera's investigation.
Kent police officers launched an investigation into two USA Hand Car Wash sites, in Canterbury and nearby Chartham.
A spokesman told Al Jazeera's investigative unit: "Volvo Cars UK commits all its business partners to a strong code of conduct.
He says his teenage daughter was lured into the trade through social media app Snapchat.“There was trouble lurking out there,” said John Clark. The energy executive was hesitant about sharing his story due to his daughter’s ongoing trauma.“What happened is very private, and embarrassing, and humiliating,” said Clark. “And in the time it would’ve taken to build an airtight case, I would’ve lost my daughter,” said Clark.
A few governments have enacted laws to allow prosecution of its citizens for child sexual abuse committed outside of their home country.
However, while laws against child sex tourism may deter situational offenders who may act impulsively, pedophiles who travel specifically for the purpose of exploiting children are not easily deterred.
Pictured, two pairs of hijras embrace in front of the camera in saris He said: 'After some years living in Dhaka, I realised that the hijras were some of the most open, proud, self-conscious and dignified people that I have met during my five years in Bangladesh.'Due to their different sexuality, appearance and behaviour and how they were treated by society, they had developed their own family structures and bonds.'I found that the bonds and relations in the hijra families are very strong and necessary in order for them to keep their identity and to survive in society.' Mr Hansen said: 'After some years living in Dhaka, I realised that the hijras were some of the most open, proud, self-conscious and dignified people that I have met during my five years in Bangladesh.' Pictured, two hijras lounge on a bright bed Most hijras are born male, but do not see themselves as either male or female.
If they are born male, hijras often have their penis removed. Pictured, four hijras smile in brighly coloured saris Often practising sex workers, most hijras are born male, but see themselves as neither man or woman.