2018 Trafficking in Persons Report

Each year, the U.S. State Department issues an extensive report called the Trafficking in Persons Report, which discusses human trafficking globally.  Secretary of State Michael R. Pompeo introduces the report as follows:

“This year’s report focuses on effective ways local communities can address Human Trafficking proactively and how national governments can support and empower them.  Local communities are the most affected by this abhorrent crime, and are also the first line of defense against human trafficking.  By engaging and training law enforcement, religious leaders, teachers, tribal elders, business executives, and communities, we become more vigilant and learn to identify and address vulnerabilities swiftly. Continue reading “2018 Trafficking in Persons Report”