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Shut Down the Criminals Profiting from Human Slavery

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July 23, 2014
Victims of human trafficking are typically isolated from society by their abusers – but one group of people comes into contact with up to 50 percent of victims while still in captivity:...
July 21, 2014
By Gabriella Rufo As part of its anti-trafficking campaign seeking to disrupt the slavery exploitation network, Human Rights First is calling for accountability and justice for individuals who...
July 15, 2014
In an OpEd for the Guardian Mark Lagon, a former U.S. anti-human-trafficking ambassador, recently called corporations to account for their passive response to human trafficking: “To abolish...
July 11, 2014
By Sophie Kasakove In a piece for In Sight Crime this week, Daniela Guzman discusses the efforts of financial institutions to crack down on human trafficking. Like any business, human...
July 08, 2014
By Gabriella Rufo As part of its anti-trafficking campaign seeking to disrupt the slavery exploitation network, Human Rights First is calling for accountability and justice for individuals who...
July 03, 2014
By Sophie Kasakove In May the International Labor Organization reported the profits of human slavery to be roughly $150 billion, with $99 billion from commercial sexual exploitation, $34...
July 02, 2014
By Gabriella Rufo As part of its anti-trafficking campaign seeking to disrupt the slavery exploitation network, Human Rights First is calling for accountability and justice for individuals who...

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Factsheet | June 23, 2014
GENERAL RESOURCES  Download Global Business Coalition Against Trafficking (gBCAT) gBCAT’s mission is to “mobilize the power, resources, and thought leadership of the business...
Factsheet | June 12, 2014
Human trafficking and migrant smuggling are among the fastest growing criminal activities in the world, affecting virtually every country according to the United Nations.  Trafficking and...
Factsheet | June 10, 2014
Human Trafficking: Defining the Phenomenon Human trafficking is a human rights violation that involves the practice of holding another person in compelled service by force, fraud, or coercion....
Factsheet | June 03, 2014
“It ought to concern every person, because it is a debasement of our common humanity. It ought to concern every community, because it tears at our social fabric. It ought to concern every business,...