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Rockstar R Zarni joins forces with MTV EXIT to raise awareness about human trafficking in Myanmar

( MTV EXIT) -MTV EXIT (End Exploitation and Trafficking) announced the release of a new documentary film entitled Enslaved: An MTV EXIT Special, hosted by popular rockstar, R Zarni. The educational documentary film is produced by MTV EXIT in partnership with the Central Body for Suppression of Trafficking in Persons (CBTIP), Ministry of Home Affairs, Republic of the Union of Myanmar, the United States Agency for International Development (USAID), the Australian Government Aid Program (AusAID), and the Association of Southeast Asian Nations (ASEAN) to raise awareness and increase prevention of human trafficking in Myanmar.

 

Enslaved: An MTV EXIT Special, documents the real-life experiences of people involved in the trafficking chain. Three brave survivors tell of their harrowing experiences: Kyi Kyi, a woman trafficked to China for marriage; Ko Min, a man trafficked onto a fishing boat in Thailand; and Vatsana, a woman sold by a friend to carry out domestic labour for over 10 years with no pay in Thailand.

 

R Zarni said, "This is a serious issue affecting my country. I am very excited to be part of the MTV EXIT campaign as the celebrity ambassador to Myanmar. I hope by lending my support, I will be able to help raise awareness on this critical social issue across the nation.  I am proud of this collaboration and would like to encourage everyone to join me in the fight to end human trafficking and exploitation in Myanmar."

 

MTV EXIT campaign will continue to expand in Myanmar through mass media broadcasts, local events and activities. Enslaved: An MTV EXIT Special will premiere on MRTV and MRTV-4 this March 2012.

 

For more details about human trafficking and exploitation in Asia, follow MTV EXIT on www.facebook.com/mtvexit .