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August 29, 2014
In a recent appearance on the Sean Hannity Show, General Charles C. Krulak, President of Birmingham-Southern College, calls on the U.S. government to make human trafficking a bigger priority....
August 28, 2014
By Robyn Barnard In a recent documentary, which earned her the highest award presented by the Girl Scouts, Rebecca Pober Citrin explores the realities of the growing human trafficking criminal...
August 15, 2014
A public awareness campaign addressing the scourge of human trafficking and the sexual exploitation of children has been unveiled in San Diego. Nine billboards across San Diego County will feature...
August 05, 2014
By Sophie Kasakove July 30th marked the first ever UN World Day Against Trafficking in Persons by calling on the international community to end impunity for perpetrators and help victims. The...
July 23, 2014
Victims of human trafficking are typically isolated from society by their abusers – but one group of people comes into contact with up to 50 percent of victims while still in captivity:...
July 21, 2014
By Gabriella Rufo 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...
July 15, 2014
In an OpEd for the Guardian Mark Lagon, a former U.S. anti-human-trafficking ambassador, recently called corporations to account for their passive response to human trafficking: “To abolish...

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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....