Vietnamese women and girls are sex trafficked into , , , , the , , and other nations.
In 1907, municipal authorities created a separate "" or service des moeurs Vietnamese: đội con gái in the police force to deal with all matters relating to sex work, including the registration of brothels.
As for "", "Visions of Johanna", "", and other songs alleged to have been written about Baez, neither Dylan nor biographers such as and have had anything definitive to say either way regarding the subject of these songs.
The fact that sex work was even a viable pursuit at all—that Vietnamese female sex workers would be patronized by European men—also had to do with the gendered and racial order in place at the time, which frequently cast Vietnamese women, in literary, visual, and epistolary depictions, as sexual objects for the European and desire.
On November 23, 1962, Baez appeared on the cover of Time Magazine—a rare honor then for a musician.
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Baez later claimed that she felt she would be given more artistic license at a more "low key" label.
Victims are threatened and physically and psychologically harmed.