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April 20, 2015
Top News Refugee Protection On Tuesday at 10:05 a.m., Secretary of State John Kerry will deliver remarks during the 45th Annual Conference on the Americas, co-hosted by the U.S. Department of...
April 20, 2015
By Emily Balan The fight to end slavery is rooted in history and extends until today. Each month we will profile some of the brave men and women, both contemporary and historical, who have fought...
April 16, 2015
From 1711-1762, thousands of men, women, and children were sold as chattel to help build New York City. African slaves helped erect iconic landmarks such as Wall Street, City Hall, and Broadway....
April 13, 2015
Top News Equality in Jamaica During his trip to Jamaica last week, President Obama voiced support for the island’s lesbian, gay, bisexual, and transgender (LGBT) community and praised young civil...
April 13, 2015
Last week, the Electronics Industry Citizenship Coalition (EICC) announced an important new policy to ban all recruitment fees paid by workers.  By indebting them to the labor recruiter that...
April 10, 2015
By Clare Duguid 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...
April 03, 2015
In a contributed piece for the New York Times, Maurie McInnis describes how the transatlantic slave trade built and shaped the American economy. She describes how the business of slavery was...

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Testimony | February 27, 2015
Contact: Annick Febrey—(202) 888-7608—febreya@humanrightsfirst.org Testimony of Annick Febrey, Senior Associate, Anti-Trafficking Campaign Human Rights First New York City Council...
Video | February 26, 2015
  Marilyn Carlson Nelson, Former Chairman and CEO of Carlson, a global travel and hospitality company, speaks about the reality of 21st century slavery and its effect on business in the...
Letter | February 25, 2015
February 24, 2015 Senator Bob Corker  Chairman Senator Bob Menendez Ranking Member U.S. Senate Committee on Foreign Relations 446 Dirksen Senate Office Building Washington, DC 20510-...