Thursday, September 17, 2015 - 4:17pmOhio Labor Traffickers Plead GuiltyBy Katie Masi
A review of 2015's fight to end slavery. The 13th Amendment to the U.S. Constitution was ratified 150 years ago. It legally abolished [...]
Wednesday, September 30, 2015 - 10:06amHistorical Abolitionist of the Month: Matilda Joslyn GageBy Katie Masi
A Survivor Advisory Council on Human Trafficking will soon give their input to the President's Inter-agency Task Force to Monitor and [...]
Wednesday, September 30, 2015 - 11:54amPope Francis Urges Congress to Combat Modern SlaveryChristopher Plummer
The Consumer Goods Forum (CGF) announced the Social Resolution on Forced Labor which is aimed at fighting human trafficking in their [...]
Thursday, October 8, 2015 - 9:51amConcordia Summit Spotlights Labor TraffickingAnnick FebreyLast week Concordia hosted their fifth [...]
Rethink Supply Chains is an initiative to keep labor trafficking out of supply chains. It is a collaborative effort between Humanity [...]
Thursday, October 15, 2015 - 10:07amIndiana Tackles TraffickingChristopher PlummerThe Hoosier State is upping its game to disrupt the [...]
US President Obama is meeting with ten Southeast Asian leaders during the annual Association of Southeast Asiian Nations Summit called [...]
Thursday, October 29, 2015 - 3:52pmHistorical Abolitionist of the Month: Henry “Box” BrownBy Katie Masi
At SXSW in Austin, Human Rights First will put the spotlight on human trafficking. It will begin with a panel called How to Fight [...]
Many trafficking survivors learn that their families are prone to the wrath of their traffickers, but India maintains its Tier 2 [...]
Developing countries like those in North America, the European Union, Australia, Israel, Japan, New Zealand, Iceland, Norway and [...]
What role does politics play in the TIP Report? Seven days before the release of the TIP Report, the U.S. and Cuba took steps to [...]
Trafficking lawsuits have recently addressed human slavery in the supply chains of large companies, setting precedents for [...]
Two million in the U.S. work as domestic laborers and some of those are trafficked. These jobs include dishwashers, nannies, maids, [...]
The U.S. Customs last week issued two “withhold release” orders that blocked goods suspected of being made with slave labor...
For more than twenty years, the Coalition of Immokalee Workers in central Florida has been a trailblazer against human trafficking in [...]
Sarah Godoy of the Luskin Center for Innovation just released a new report that indicates there is a need for efforts to quantify human [...]
When it comes to media, these two words seem to be synonymous: Columbia and drug trafficking...
Myth, trafficking: Only the poor and uneducated are targeted. While true to some degree, many victims don't fit this description. The [...]
This December, Human Rights First named Raimi Vincent Parasio as their contemporary abolitionist of the month. In spite of violence [...]
Are human traffickers always part of a big illegal enterprises? This misconception is a myth. The truth is that it happens in many [...]
Labor Secretary Perez at the Human Rights First Summit praises the work of abolitionists who have seen significant successes in the [...]
Anti-trafficking efforts in India must improve, based on the latest TIP Report...
Funding in Omnibus to fight trafficking. The recent spending package includes $25 million targeted at fighting human trafficking. [...]
Statistics show that the U.S. had a 61% increase in human trafficking convictions in 2015, yet still falls behind in its efforts to [...]
The First Session on Human Trafficking was hosted by the U.N. Security Council on Wednesday. The session was introduced by Nick Grono [...]
Palm oil is found in nearly half of all common grocery and household items.
This month marks the 150-year-anniversary for the 13th amendment. That's the amendment that bans slavery in America. That was a huge [...]
July 30 marked the United Nations’ fourth annual World Day Against Trafficking in Persons, which began in 2013. It is a chance to raise [...]