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September 19, 2014
New York City – Human Rights First today announced a partnership with the Thomson Reuters Foundation for the Trust Women Conference to be held in London on November 18-19. The Trust Women Conference...
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...
July 14, 2014
Washington, D.C.  – In honor of Malala Day, Human Rights First today celebrates Malala Yousafzai and other bold human rights defenders around the world for their work in defending the right of...
July 08, 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 02, 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...

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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....
Video | May 30, 2014
Teaser video for the panel addressing human trafficking at the 2013 Human Rights First Summit. 
Opinions | May 27, 2014
By Gen. Charles C. Krulak  Next year marks the 150th anniversary of the end of slavery in the United States of America. As such, 2015 provides an important opportunity for faculty engaged in...
Opinions | January 30, 2014
By Elisa Massimino, Human Rights First In the lead up to the Super Bowl, New Jersey Governor Chris Christie said his state was going to clamp down on trafficking. In a tweet, he wrote: "We are...