Posts by: HTS

A Call for Catalytic Investment in Prevention and Strategic Global Leadership in Anti-Trafficking Efforts
January 5, 2021

A Call for Catalytic Investment in Prevention and Strategic Global Leadership in Anti-Trafficking Efforts

The administration of Joseph R. Biden, Jr. and Kamala D. Harris has the opportunity to spearhead a major turning point …

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Donating to Anti-Trafficking Organizations
December 22, 2020

Donating to Anti-Trafficking Organizations

As the year draws to a close, in addition to giving gifts,  many Americans will donate to causes they believe …

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Opaque Supply Chains are Hiding Whether the Fashion Industry is Benefiting from State-Imposed Forced Labor
December 8, 2020

Opaque Supply Chains are Hiding Whether the Fashion Industry is Benefiting from State-Imposed Forced Labor

The government of China is perpetrating human rights abuses on a massive scale in the Xinjiang Uyghur Autonomous Region (Uyghur …

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How Child Labor Could Be Fueling Your Electric Car
November 24, 2020

How Child Labor Could Be Fueling Your Electric Car

In December last year, a landmark legal case was launched against the world’s largest tech companies globally by fourteen Congolese …

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An Anti-Trafficking Holiday Shopping Guide
November 17, 2020

An Anti-Trafficking Holiday Shopping Guide

The gift-giving season is upon us. In the United States alone, holiday retail sales surpassed $1 trillion in 2019. But …

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Nebraska, Utah Vote to Eliminate Slavery as Punishment for a Crime
November 10, 2020

Nebraska, Utah Vote to Eliminate Slavery as Punishment for a Crime

Slavery or involuntary servitude as punishment for a crime is legal in the United States and that must end.  The …

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Four Ways the Current Administration has Weakened Protections Against Labor Exploitation and Trafficking
October 27, 2020

Four Ways the Current Administration has Weakened Protections Against Labor Exploitation and Trafficking

The current administration’s handling of the COVID-19 pandemic has shone a spotlight on its broader attack on workers’ rights. Despite …

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The Moment of Truth for the Global Seafood Industry
October 13, 2020

The Moment of Truth for the Global Seafood Industry

On September 30, the U.S. Department of Labor (DOL) announced that fish harvested by the distant water fishing (DWF) fleets …

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Incarcerated Firefighters
September 29, 2020

Incarcerated Firefighters

As the world contends with the coronavirus, and the United States reckons with systemic racism, the West Coast is being …

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There Could be Labor Exploitation in Your Coffee Cup: Here’s How It Got There
September 15, 2020

There Could be Labor Exploitation in Your Coffee Cup: Here’s How It Got There

Around the world, approximately 26 million people work on coffee plantations every year. Men, women, and children labor in countries …

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