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August 31, 2015
By Solveig Haugen The fight to end slavery is rooted in history and extends until today. Each month we profile some of the brave men and women, both contemporary and historical, who have fought to...
August 31, 2015
Top News Saudi Arabia This Friday King Salman bin Abdulaziz Al Saud of Saudi Arabia will make his first visit to the White House since ascending the throne. President Obama and King Salman are...
August 21, 2015
From New York to Pakistan, people are uniting to combat modern day slavery. Most recently: the popular photoblog Humans of New York raised awareness of enslaved Pakistani laborers—...
August 21, 2015
By Solveig Haugen, The fight to end slavery is rooted in history and extends until today. Each month we profile some of the brave men and women, both contemporary and historical, who have fought...
August 20, 2015
Last week as part of the Freedom Project, CNN published a piece on the use of technology in combating modern-day slavery. The article profiles innovative partnerships forged between Polaris, the non-...
August 11, 2015
Public voting has begun for sessions and panels to be included in the 2016 SXSW (South by Southwest) Interactive Festival agenda. From now until September 4th the online community can vote (and...
August 05, 2015
Washington, D.C. - Human Rights First urged the Senate Foreign Relations Committee to raise concerns over the credibility of the State Department's annual Trafficking in Persons (TIP) Report...

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Video | July 27, 2015
We need a multisector approach to increase the risk for traffickers.
Blueprint | July 08, 2015
This year marks the 150th anniversary of the ratification of the 13th Amendment, which abolished slavery in the United States. Yet in the world today there are an estimated 20.9 million people...