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January 25, 2019Comments are closed.

Modern Slavery: A Documentary and Reference Guide This book provides a sobering look at modern-day slavery―which includes sex trafficking, domestic servitude, and other forms of forced labor―and documents the development of the modern-day anti-slavery movement, from early survivor voices to grassroots activism, to the passage of U.S. and international anti-slavery laws. Presents an accurate and […]

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February 10, 2017Comments are closed.

By the authority vested in me as President by the Constitution and the laws of the United States of America, it is hereby ordered as follows: It shall be the policy of the executive branch to: (a) strengthen enforcement of Federal law in order to thwart transnational criminal organizations and subsidiary organizations, including criminal gangs, […]

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June 26, 2013No Comments

  Do You Know the Next Norma Hotaling Award Recipient? Norma Hotaling (1951-2008), founder of SAGE, transcended homelessness, addiction and prostitution to transform her suffering into opportunity and hope for others. Trafficked into prostitution as a child, she remained trapped in the sex industry for eighteen years. By sheer personal will, she overcame the vicious […]

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June 3, 2013No Comments

New Laws Take Aim at Human Trafficking in Government Contracting Although federal government contractors have long been prohibited from engaging in human trafficking, in recent years, allegations of labor trafficking and sex trafficking in federal contracting have surfaced.[1] In Iraq and Afghanistan, the U.S. government, particularly Department of Defense (DoD) and Department of State (DoS), […]

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June 3, 2013No Comments

GCF Serving as Subject Matter Expert to the Department of Defense One of the most horrific abuses we encounter in our work atGlobal Centurion Foundation(GCF) is when those entrusted to protect and defend wittingly or unwittingly exploit and abuse the most vulnerable among us. These tragedies often serve as a wake-up call for the government […]

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June 3, 2013No Comments

The Only Effective Method For Eradicating Modern Slavery is to Target Demand Earlier this week, I was walking past what used to be a massage parlor that specialized in selling sex. Just a mile from the White House and two miles from the Nations Capitol, this parlor was located near one of the trendiest neighborhoods […]

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June 3, 2013No Comments

Letter From the President Earlier this month, I joined law enforcement personnel, community leaders, artists, social workers, healthcare practitioners and other anti-trafficking activists atThe Response: 2013 Courage Worldwide Summit on Trafficking in Persons. The event focused in large part on professionals who work with or desire to work with victims of sex trafficking. There were […]

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May 16, 2013No Comments

>> Full Toolkit:Strategy_Action_Plan_toolkit_5-10-13_Final >> Original Letter:Strategic_Plan_of_Action_letter may 13 2013 2-1 ________________________ President Obama The White House Washington, DC May 16, 2013 Re: Federal Strategic Action Plan for Services to Victims of Human Trafficking Dear President Obama: We write to you on behalf of organizations from across the United States and worldwide working to end sex […]

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