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May 30, 2014 In a piece for the Huffington Post this week, General Charles C. Krulak, President of Birmingham-Southern College, calls on educators to raise awareness of the problem of human trafficking in...
May 21, 2014 By Jill Savitt A report released this week from the International Labor Organization (ILO) provides new estimates of the profitability of human slavery, putting the total business of forced labor...
May 20, 2014 This week the House will vote on a series of bills intended to address human trafficking and to condemn Boko Haram's abduction of students in Nigeria. The five bills, H.R. Res 573, H.R....
May 20, 2014 Washington, D.C.  – Human Rights First praised this week's bipartisan effort in the House of Representatives to pass a series of bills intended to address human trafficking and to condemn...
May 19, 2014 By Jill Savitt Last week, a new report was released in the Netherlands that criticizes law enforcement officials for not following through on investigations into human trafficking gangs in the...
May 16, 2014 By Jill Savitt On Tuesday, victims of sex trafficking gathered in Albany to urge New York State lawmakers to pass a new bill that would create stronger criminal penalties for traffickers who force...
May 15, 2014 American military and intelligence advisors are helping to search for the more than 200 missing Nigerian school girls taken by Boko Haram terrorists. It is important for the United States to assist...

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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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