U.S. Secretary of State Mike Pompeo, flanked by Advisor to the President Ivanka Trump, delivers remarks on the release of the 2018 Trafficking in Persons report and honors the ten 2018 'TIP Report Heroes' at the U.S. Department of State on June 28, 2018. (State Department photo).

Trafficking in Persons Report 2018

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Key Takeaways

  • Despite its global reach, human trafficking takes place locally — in a favorite nail salon or restaurant; in a neighborhood home or popular hotel; on a city street or rural farm.
  • The 2018 report focuses on effective ways local communities can address human trafficking proactively and on how national governments can support and empower them.
  • The Trafficking in Persons Report (TIP Report) is the U.S. government’s principal diplomatic tool to engage foreign governments on human trafficking. It is also the world’s most comprehensive resource of governmental anti-trafficking efforts and reflects the U.S. government’s commitment to global leadership on this key human rights and law enforcement issue.
2018 Trafficking in Persons Report
Secretary Pompeo delivers remarks at the 2018 Trafficking in Persons Report Ceremony, at the Department of State, on June 28, 2018.

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