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December 11, 2015
The 2015 Human Rights First Summit, held December 9 at the Newseum in Washington, D.C., featured experts who sought to answer difficult questions on how to combat human trafficking. U.S. Secretary...
December 10, 2015
By Katie Masi 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...
December 09, 2015
Washington, D.C. - As part of the 4th Annual Human Rights Summit, Human Rights First today issued a new report titled "Corporate Liability and Human Trafficking," which analyzes how...
December 09, 2015
According to a Human Rights First Study conducted by Harris Poll Washington, D.C.—Today, Human Rights First released a new study conducted by Harris Poll showing broad bipartisan support...
December 08, 2015
Top News Extremism in France France’s far-right National Front party, spearheaded by Marine Le Pen, reportedly made major gains in yesterday’s regional elections. News sources say the party had a...
December 06, 2015
Washington, D.C. - Human Rights First today celebrates the 150th anniversary of the ratification of the 13th Amendment, legally abolishing slavery and ending a dark chapter of our nation's...
December 02, 2015
In film and television, Colombia is virtually synonymous with drug trafficking. But for all of Hollywood's work to shine a light on the Medellin Cartel, another form of trafficking has steadily grown...

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Factsheet | January 14, 2016
Download S.553: End Modern Slavery Initiative Act of 2015 Modern slavery is the fastest growing criminal enterprise in the world. It is a profit driven business; the International Labour...
Factsheet | January 07, 2016
“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,...
Blueprint | December 18, 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...
| December 09, 2015
In our world of increased globalization and worldwide movement of goods and capital, companies can face legal liability if they fail to guard against human trafficking not just in their direct...