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Trafficking in Persons Report 2011

Over the past 15 years, “trafficking in persons” or “human trafficking” have been used as umbrella terms for activities involved when one person obtains or holds another person in compelled service. The Trafficking Victims Protection Act (TVPA) describes this compelled service using a number of different terms: involuntary servitude, slavery, debt bondage, and forced labor. Launch»

The Report

The report is available in HTML format (below) and in PDF format. Due to its large size, the PDF has been separated into sections for easier download: Introductory Material [also available in Arabic | Chinese | French | Persian Russian | Spanish]; Country Narratives: A-C, D-I, J-M, N-S, T-Z/Special Cases; Relevant International Conventions and Closing Material. To view the PDF file, you will need to download, at no cost, the Adobe Acrobat Reader.

-Letter from Secretary
-Letter from Ambassador Luis CdeBaca
-In Memoriam: Richard Holbrooke (1941-2010)
-What Is Trafficking in Persons?
-The 2011 TIP Report: Methodology
-Moving Toward a Decade of Delivery - Government Responsibility
-Moving Toward a Decade of Delivery - Prevention
-Moving Toward a Decade of Delivery - Prosecution
-Moving Toward a Decade of Delivery - Protection
-Moving Toward a Decade of Delivery - Partnership
-Topics of Special Interest
-Victims' Stories
-Global Law Enforcement Data
-2011 TIP Report Heroes
-Tier Placements
-Country Narratives
-Country Narratives: Countries A Through F
-Country Narratives: Countries G Through M
-Country Narratives: Countries N Through Z
-Special Cases
-Relevant International Conventions
-Trafficking Victims Protection Act: Minimum Standards for the Elimination of Trafficking in Persons
-Stopping Human Trafficking, Sexual Exploitation, and Abuse by International Peacekeepers
-International, Regional and Sub-Regional Organizations Combating Trafficking in Persons
-Glossary of Acronyms
-A Closing Note From the Drafters of the Report
-Introductory Material (PDF)
-Introductory Material (PDF) [Arabic]
-Introductory Material (PDF) [Chinese]
-Introductory Material (PDF) [French]
-Introductory Material (PDF) [Persian]
-Introductory Material (PDF) [Russian]
-Introductory Material (PDF) [Spanish]
-Country Narratives: A-C (PDF)
-Country Narratives: D-I (PDF)
-Country Narratives: J-M (PDF)
-Country Narratives: N-S (PDF)
-Country Narratives: T-Z and Special Cases (PDF)
-Relevant International Conventions/Closing Material (PDF)


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