Going back, moving on, a synthesis report of the trends and experiences of returned trafficking victims in Thailand and the Philippines

The report explores some of the issues, obstacles and opportunities related to the return and integration of women migrants who have experienced exploitative situation abroad, including forced labour and human trafficking. It is based on a series of interviews with returned victims of trafficking in Thailand and the Philippines.

The report examines the experiences and challenges the women faced both overseas and upon their return. It examines the physical and psychological conditions of the women, their concerns and aspirations before leaving and upon return, and the way they coped with reunificaiton with the family. The report suggests ways to improvie the quality and effectiveness of reintegration asistance at various levels.