U.S. Secretary of State Michael R. Pompeo (center), Advisor to the President Ivanka Trump (center left), and Ambassador for Trafficking In Persons John Richmond of the Office to Monitor and Combat Trafficking in Persons (center right) pose for a group photo with the 2019 'TIP Report Heroes' at the U.S. Department of State, in Washington, DC on June 20, 2019.

Trafficking in Persons Report 2019

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Message From the Secretary of State

Through the annual Trafficking in Persons Report (TIP Report), we assess comprehensively what governments around the world are doing to combat this crime. The TIP Report is an invaluable tool to arm ourselves with the latest information and guide our action at home and abroad. It helps us go beyond preconceived notions of what we think human trafficking is and better understand the complexities of this crime.

2019 Trafficking in Persons Report
Secretary Pompeo delivers remarks at the 2019 Trafficking in Persons Report Ceremony, at the Department of State, on June 20, 2019.

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