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Tag Archives: refugees


May 2017


The Inherent Hypocrisy of Claiming to Combat Human Trafficking While Closing Borders

  By Jocelyn Iverson, Director of Communications and Social Media Nobody wants to sound “pro-human trafficking.”  Countries jockey for more favorable tier rankings in the U.S. State Department’s Trafficking in Persons Report.  Organizations make it their mission to “rescue” victims from their unsavory conditions. ...

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Sep 2016


One Year Later: ASEAN Anti-Trafficking Action Plan Still Dormant

  By Leanne McCallum, Human Trafficking Index Project Manager In November of 2015, the Association of Southeast Asian Nations (ASEAN) made an historic move by creating the ASEAN Convention and Plan of Action Against Trafficking in Persons Especially in Women and Children (ACTIP). This action plan has the potential to instigate ...

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Aug 2014


High Risks of Human Trafficking in Refugee Camps

by Silvia Tamminem, Senior Associate At the beginning of 2013, there were 10.4 million refugees worldwide, and slightly less than half were living in refugee camps. These camps – characterized by high population density, internal and external security concerns, and endemic resource shortages – are an ideal location for ...

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