Country Program Coordinator, Australia-Asia Program to Combat Trafficking in Persons
Hanh Dang is the Country Program Coordinator for Australia-Asia Program to Combat Trafficking in Persons (AAPTIP), which is based in Hanoi, Vietnam. She is in charge of the overall management and implementation of the AAPTIP country program and leads the team in the Vietnam office. She is primarily responsible for providing strategic direction and technical assistance for the program’s design and delivery in Vietnam that is in line with the national anti-human trafficking plans and priorities. She manages the professional development programs specifically on trafficking in persons for Vietnamese criminal justice agencies and victim support agencies. She is also one of the trainers and facilitators for these events.
Over the last four years, Hanh has delivered and facilitated 50 trainings and workshops for about 1,000 government officials and practitioners. She also contributed to the development of dozens of training materials on counter labor and human trafficking and victim protection. Before joining AAPTIP, she had more than ten years of experience working against human trafficking with the United Nations Inter-Agency Project on Human Trafficking, The Asia Foundation, and Oxfam Quebec on different aspects such as prevention, protection, policy advocacy, and reintegration of victims.
Hanh was selected as a 2018 Global Freedom Exchange Fellow.