Progress in Human Trafficking, but Work Remains

Around the world, governments have largely made progress in the battle against human trafficking over the last year, according to the U.S. State Department’s latest “Trafficking in Persons Report,” which for the first time included an analysis of American efforts. Human trafficking remains a massive worldwide problem, and efforts to address the scourge will never fully succeed until the root causes behind the trade are removed. According to the report, more than 12 million men, women and children around the world have been trapped by traffickers into forced labor, debt bondage or prostitution. U.S. efforts placed it among countries doing […]

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