A Journey Unfolding
Tuesday, June 19, 2007

it's not enough, but the battle is on



Victims of Trafficking and Violence Protection Act of 2000:
Trafficking in Persons Report 2007


"Trafficking in persons is a modern-day form of slavery, a new type of global slave trade. Perpetrators prey on the most weak among us, primarily women and children, for profit and gain. They lure victims into involuntary servitude and sexual slavery. Today we are again called by conscience to end the debasement of our fellow men and women. As in the 19th century, committed abolitionists around the world have come together in a global movement to confront this repulsive crime. President George W. Bush has committed the United States Government to lead in combating this serious 21st century challenge, and all nations that are resolved to end human trafficking have a strong partner in the United States." -- Secretary Rice


www.state.gov

www.state.gov/g/tip/rls/tiprpt/2007/index.htm

www.state.gov/documents/organization/82902.pdf


Maria at 4:13 PM

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