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Government and Civil Society Unite Against Ghana Child Trafficking

Free The Slaves | Posted 08.01.2016 | Impact
Free The Slaves

by Brennan Weiss ACCRA -- Ghana is partnering with the U.S. government and civil society organizations to eradicate child trafficking here, a country...

4 Questions That Need To Be Answered About The State Dept.'s TIP Report

Human Rights First | Posted 05.26.2016 | Politics
Human Rights First

As the State Department prepares to brief the Senate Foreign Relations Committee, we hope they will highlight how they plan to address four key questions in the upcoming 2016 report to ensure that the report remains a credible and effective anti-trafficking tool.

Thailand's Junta Is Overstaying Its Welcome

Rachael Willis | Posted 09.09.2016 | World
Rachael Willis

Surprising news coming out of South East Asia -- a contentious draft constitution written by the Thai junta as part of its 'roadmap to democracy,' was abruptly rejected by a military council on Sunday, throwing Bangkok deeper into uncertainty.

A Conflicted Liberal Explains How Obama Is Making Trade Deals So Hard To Support

The Huffington Post | Michael McAuliff | Posted 08.12.2015 | Politics

WASHINGTON — The Obama administration did no favors for Rep. Earl Blumenauer last month when it decided Maylasia should no longer be considered amon...

Obama Shrugs Off Global Slavery To Protect Trade Deal

The Huffington Post | Zach Carter | Posted 07.27.2015 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- The Obama administration outraged human rights advocates on Monday by removing Malaysia from its list of the world's worst human traffic...

Congress Suggests Obama Will Ignore Slavery To Secure Trade Deal

The Huffington Post | Michael McAuliff | Posted 07.17.2015 | Politics

A Malaysian Muslim man sits amid coffins in a pit during re-burial of remains found at human-trafficking camps in the country's north, on June 22, 201...

Zach Carter

Key Democrat Decries 'Political Interference' In Human Rights Report

HuffingtonPost.com | Zach Carter | Posted 07.23.2015 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- Sen. Robert Menendez (D-N.J.) said Friday that he would consider calling for an inspector general to investigate if the State Department...

How to Get a Mule's -- I Mean Contractor's -- Attention

David Isenberg | Posted 08.03.2012 | Business
David Isenberg

The Commission on Wartime Contracting in Iraq and Afghanistan (CWC) may be gone, but it is hardly forgotten. At least not by the U.S. Government Accou...

Minors in Migration: Child Trafficking in the Caribbean

Arlene M. Roberts | Posted 05.25.2011 | World
Arlene M. Roberts

One aspect of the human trafficking equation that does not get the attention it deserves is child trafficking - particularly in the Caribbean.