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.
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.
Migrant domestic workers from Bangladesh enjoy little protection from their government, but they’re not alone.
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.
Earlier this month, the Department of Labor announced new protections for guestworkers with a temporary work permit.
Hershey’s chocolate packing plant is in at the center of a dispute related to a “summer work travel visa” with little opportunity beyond mere survival.
A delegation of women leaders will travel to the Peach state to hear about the negative impacts that immigration enforcement has on immigrant families.
What’s called sex trafficking is more often voluntary sex work, which is not without its hazards either.
New report acknowledges need for stronger support, investigations and private sector involvement; but it falls short of eliminating diplomatic immunity on the critical issue of human trafficking.