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March 13, 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...
March 10, 2015
One hundred fifty years after the ratification of the 13th Amendment to the U.S. Constitution, America is not yet free of forced servitude. As highlighted in a recent CNN opinion piece by...
March 09, 2015
Top News WAR AUTHORIZATION On Wednesday morning, the Senate Foreign Relations Committee will hold a hearing on the president’s request for Authorization to Use Military Force (AUMF) against ISIS....
March 06, 2015
The next round of negotiations for the Trans-Pacific Partnership (TPP) begins next week. The TPP is a proposed trade agreement that includes the United States and eleven countries: Australia,...
February 27, 2015
Today the New York City Council’s Committee on Immigration held an oversight hearing on labor trafficking in the domestic worker industry. I testified on behalf of Human Rights First about ...
February 26, 2015
Washington, DC - Human Rights First today urged the Senate Judiciary Committee to support measures to disrupt the business of human trafficking during its markup of the Justice for Victims of...
February 25, 2015
Washington, D.C. - Human Rights First today urged the swift passage of the End Modern Slavery Initiative Act of 2015, a bill that would create a $1.5 billion fund to bolster law enforcement in...

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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-...