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Examining U.S. efforts to combat human trafficking and slavery

United States. Congress. Senate. Committee on the Judiciary. Subcommittee on the Constitution, Civil Rights, and Property Rights

Examining U.S. efforts to combat human trafficking and slavery

hearing before the Subcommittee on the Constitution, Civil Rights, and Property Rights of the Committee on the Judiciary, United States Senate, One Hundred Eighth Congress, second session, July 7, 2004.

by United States. Congress. Senate. Committee on the Judiciary. Subcommittee on the Constitution, Civil Rights, and Property Rights

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Published by U.S. G.P.O., For sale by the Supt. of Docs., U.S. G.P.O. in Washington .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Human smuggling -- United States -- Prevention,
  • Human smuggling -- Prevention -- International cooperation,
  • Women -- Crimes against -- United States -- Prevention,
  • Children -- Crimes against -- United States -- Prevention,
  • Forced labor -- United States -- Prevention

  • Edition Notes

    Other titlesExamining US efforts to combat human trafficking and slavery.
    SeriesS. hrg -- 108-639.
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsKF26 .J8358 2004b
    The Physical Object
    Paginationiii, 159 p. ;
    Number of Pages159
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL17628714M
    ISBN 100160752116
    OCLC/WorldCa62367067


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Examining U.S. efforts to combat human trafficking and slavery by United States. Congress. Senate. Committee on the Judiciary. Subcommittee on the Constitution, Civil Rights, and Property Rights Download PDF EPUB FB2

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efforts to combat human trafficking and slavery book session, July 7, Today’s hearing will examine U.S. efforts to combat human trafficking and slavery across America. As we continue to fight to protect the American way of life in our war against terrorism, we have also been fighting another war to protect American ideals and principles, a war against an old evil—human trafficking and slavery.

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Findings from the study on the challenges facing the U.S. criminal justice system in its efforts to combat human trafficking include the following: identifying victims of human trafficking can be extremely difficult because perpetrators hide and move their victims; the cultural and organizational characteristics of police agencies, including a lack of proactive strategies, can hinder efforts.

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Senate about Human Rights Watch's work on Human trafficking worldwide and makes suggestions as to how the U.S. government can. Despite the fact that the United Nations officially abolished slavery and the slave trade almost 60 years ago, millions of human beings live in slavery today.

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Actor Ashton Kutcher and Human Rights First President and CEO Elisa Massimino testify at a Senate Foreign Relations Committee hearing on efforts to end modern slavery and human trafficking.

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The Office was set up in October and reports directly to the Under Secretary for Global Affairs. Human trafficking is modern-day slavery. With 21 million victims worldwide, there are more slaves today than at any time in history.

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Human trafficking can be difficult to recognize. In the fight against human trafficking, cross-sector collaboration is vital—but often, systemic tensions undermine the effectiveness of these alliances.

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responses. Home / Books / Child exploitation and trafficking: examining global enforcement and supply chain challenges, and U.S. responses.

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Kari A. Johnstone, Acting Director of the Office to Monitor and Combat Trafficking in Persons (TIP) at the State Department told Breitbart News, in.

The report is expected to cite improvements in Thailand’s efforts to combat human trafficking, especially in its vital multibillion-dollar seafood industry, the US official said. Human trafficking and modern-day slavery operates under a well-established business model: supply (the victims), distribution (the traffickers), and demand (the customers).

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