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August 04, 2015
Since it's inception in 2001, The State Department's annual Trafficking in Person (TIP) Report has brought the world's efforts to combat modern day slavery into the light. But in its fifteen years of...
August 03, 2015
Top News EGYPT Over the weekend the United States resumed formal security talks with Egypt, as part of the U.S.–Egypt Strategic Dialogue. The bilateral relationship has been strained over human...
July 31, 2015
By Radha Desai All eyes were on Malaysia this week in anticipation of the State Department’s annual Trafficking in Persons (TIP) report. The country’s status would determine if the administration...
July 30, 2015
The recently released TIP report shows that several key countries are taking certain important steps to combat trafficking but lagging in other ways. Japan, which maintains the Industrial Trainee...
July 29, 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...
July 27, 2015
Top News KENYA During his weekend visit to Kenya, President Obama urged government officials to enhance national security by ending government corruption, engaging civil society, and enhancing...
July 27, 2015
Washington, D.C. - Human Rights First today said that the State Department’s decision to improve the ranking of Malaysia in the 2015 Trafficking in Persons (TIP) Report undermines the report’s...

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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...