The emergence of slave auctions in Libya have a basis in catastrophic Western military intervention.
A new report helps quantify the abusive patterns experienced by survivors of human trafficking by following the stories of over 100 domestic workers.
Learn about the impact of Trump’s immigration enforcement policies on survivors of labor trafficking and hear their ideas on what policy solutions must be adopted in this new era.
This massive leak of transactions involving 214,488 offshore corporations, covering 40 years of activity, will boost the global movement to recapture trillions of the hidden wealth of nations.
Migrant workers need rights and safety nets, yet sob stories of abuse will not bring about such change. Organizing, on the other hand, will.
As a member of the National Domestic Workers Alliance, IPS’ Global Economy project will launch a new campaign report for organizing to end human trafficking of domestic workers.
Migrant domestic workers from Bangladesh enjoy little protection from their government, but they’re not alone.
IPS’ Break The Chain Campaign and Teaching for Change Bookstore will host Denise Brennan author of a new book on trafficking into forced labor in the united states.
Wendy’s should join its competitors and participate in the Fair Food Program.
They had been on the State Department’s watch list, but were further downgraded in this years’s Trafficking in Persons report.
The crisis of people-trafficking and sexual exploitation in Northeast Asia is not a nationalist issue; it is a gender issue.
President Obama has declared January as “National Slavery and Human Trafficking Prevention Month,” and immigration will be near the top of President Obama’s political agenda in his second term.
Between 14,500 and 17,500 persons are trafficked into the country each year and that approximately 50,000 trafficked individuals may be present at any given time.
Join us for a film in a series about “Turning Oppression into Opportunity for Women Worldwide”, with a post screening panel featuring IPS’ Advocacy Director for Break The Chain projec, Tiffany Williams.
In honor of International Women’s Day, join IPS project Break the Chain Campaign for a screening of the PBS special “Lost in Detention” and an open audience discussion about the film with Jennifer Podkul from the Women’s Refugee Commission.