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January 16, 2015 The Dilley Family Residential Center is now open in South Texas and will soon house up to 2,400 immigrant mothers and children who came to the United States seeking refuge. This week we went on a...
November 07, 2014 By Shireen Ahmed,  Pakistani-Canadian Footballer, Activist, and Blogger at http://footybedsheets.tumblr.com/ Someone once asked me whether my writing and activism was fueled by...
September 22, 2014 Warsaw, Poland – Human Rights First’s Elisa Massimino today delivered remarks before the Organization for Security and Cooperation in Europe (OSCE) during the Human Dimension Implementation meeting....
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...

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October 10, 2016

The Permanent Missions of France, Iraq, and the United States Have the honor to invite you to a briefing

Featuring remarks by Iraqi, Yazidi Activists

Ameena Saeed Hasan and Khaleel Aldakhi

Recipients of the 2016 Human Rights First Award

Ms. Hasan and Mr. Aldakhi work courageously in northern Iraq to free Yazidi women and girls from Da’esh captivity and to provide support to survivors of enslavement and abuse.

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Report | August 19, 2015
“We are not delinquents who should be imprisoned.” – Eleven-year-old girl on her detention at Berks County Residential Center Summary and Recommendations The Berks County Residential Center...
Factsheet | August 06, 2015
All last week, a Human Rights First attorney and social worker visited the South Texas Family Residential Center in Dilley, Texas, where they provided legal and psychosocial assistance to families....
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. 

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