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Human Trafficking

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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...
September 19, 2014
New York City – Human Rights First today announced a partnership with the Thomson Reuters Foundation for the Trust Women Conference to be held in London on November 18-19. The Trust Women Conference...
June 22, 2014
Atlanta – Human Rights First today welcomed the opening of the new Center for Civil and Human Rights in Atlanta, the only museum in the country that tells the story of the historic and...
June 20, 2014
Washington, D.C. - Human Rights First said that the 2014 Trafficking in Persons (TIP) Report released today by the State Department reinforces the need for additional training and resources to...
May 20, 2014
Washington, D.C.  – Human Rights First praised this week's bipartisan effort in the House of Representatives to pass a series of bills intended to address human trafficking and to condemn...
May 08, 2014
Washington, D.C. – Human Rights First today urged the U.S. Department of Defense, the State Department, and USAID to work together to ensure that the U.S. Government’s efforts to assist in the search...
May 05, 2014
Washington D.C. -  Human Rights First today expressed serious alarm and concern over reports that the Nigerian government has yet to communicate its plan of action to recover more than 230...

Resources

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,...
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....