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January 29, 2015
Washington, D.C. – Prominent leaders from the business and financial sectors, law enforcement, the military, federal, state and local government, and civil rights community today committed to join a...
January 28, 2015
Washington, D.C. – Human Rights First today said that the new White House regulations to implement the 2012 executive order regarding human trafficking are an important step in increasing the...
January 22, 2015
Washington, D.C. - Human Rights First today urged President Obama to publicly raise the issues of ending modern-day slavery and protecting the rights of lesbian, gay, bisexual, and transgender (...
January 11, 2015
Washington, D.C. - On National Human Trafficking Awareness Day, Human Rights First urged the United States to honor its responsibility to end slavery by working with its partners, public and...
January 01, 2015
Washington, D.C. - On New Year's Day and World Day of Peace, Human Rights First welcomes Pope Francis' call for an end to modern day slavery. The call came in a papal message given today...
December 09, 2014
Washington, DC – Today and tomorrow, Human Rights First convenes its third annual Human Rights Summit, bringing together human rights defenders, U.S. policymakers, military leaders, and business...
October 03, 2014
New York City – Human Rights First will present its 2014 Sidney Lumet Award for Integrity in Entertainment to the Academy Award-winning motion picture 12 Years a Slave for its powerful...

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Infographic | January 30, 2015
An overview of human trafficking by the numbers Download
Blueprint | December 17, 2014
150 years following the ratification of the 13th Amendment officially abolishing slavery, the blight of human bondage remains a pervasive threat to liberty and dignity. Globally, estimates indicate...
Blueprint | December 08, 2014
The legacy of slavery in United States history requires that the United States play a leading role in addressing the scourge of modern day slavery. 2015 marks the 150th anniversary of the...
Factsheet | July 25, 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,...