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April 13, 2015 Top News Equality in Jamaica During his trip to Jamaica last week, President Obama voiced support for the island’s lesbian, gay, bisexual, and transgender (LGBT) community and praised young civil...
April 13, 2015 Last week, the Electronics Industry Citizenship Coalition (EICC) announced an important new policy to ban all recruitment fees paid by workers.  By indebting them to the labor recruiter that...
April 06, 2015 Top News President Obama to Jamaica On Thursday, President Obama will travel to Jamaica en route to participate in the Summit of the Americas in Panama. President Obama’s visit to meet with...
April 03, 2015 In a contributed piece for the New York Times, Maurie McInnis describes how the transatlantic slave trade built and shaped the American economy. She describes how the business of slavery was...
April 03, 2015 Thai Union Frozen Products, Thailand's largest seafood company, has announced that it will sever ties with one of its suppliers because of its forced labor practices. The decision follows an...
March 25, 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 23, 2015 Top News GUANTANAMO Retired Marine Corps Major General Vaughn Ary has stepped down from his post overseeing the military commissions at the U.S. detention facility at Guantanamo Bay, Cuba. His...

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Factsheet | July 24, 2017
S. 1236: A Bill to Designate Human Trafficking Coordinators in U.S. Attorney Offices PURPOSE To increase justice for victims and expand accountability for perpetrators of human trafficking...
Video | February 17, 2017
Elisa Massimino, President and CEO of Human Rights First: Anyone who seeks to deprive traffickers of their ability to prey on vulnerable people cannot in good conscience slam the door on refugees...
Testimony | February 14, 2017
TESTIMONY OF ELISA MASSIMINO PRESIDENT AND CHIEF EXECUTIVE OFFICER HUMAN RIGHTS FIRST Hearing on Ending Modern Slavery: Building on Success Before the Senate Foreign Relations Committee...
Blueprint | February 14, 2017
The United States abolished slavery with the ratification of the 13th Amendment more than 150 years ago, and slavery is illegal everywhere. However, the International Labor Organization estimates...