Serial No. 108-53: Global Trends in Trafficking and the 'Trafficking in Persons Report': Hearing before the Subcommittee on International Terrorism, Nonproliferation and Human Rights of the Committee on International Relations, House of Representatives, One Hundred Eighth Congress, First Session, June 25, 2003 [open pdf - 541KB]
This hearing before the Subcommittee on International Terrorism, Nonproliferation and Human Rights addresses the human rights abuse and crime of human trafficking. It examines the State Department's annual 'Trafficking in Persons Report,' which provides the President and Congress with information about which countries are making progress in stopping the buying and selling of women, men, and children into a life of slavery or involuntary servitude. This hearing is not limited to an overview of the trafficking report, but also explores the many causes of global trafficking and what more the government can do to help eradicate human trafficking. Specifically, the hearing examines the link between organized crime and trafficking, the link between AIDS and trafficking, as well as domestic violence and trafficking. Statements, letters, and materials submitted for the record include those of the following: John R. Miller, Nancy Murphy, Lauran Bethell, Holly Burkhalter, Mohamed Y. Mattar, Louise I. Shelley, Gary A. Haugen, Elton Gallegly, Christopher H. Smith, and Joseph R. Pitts.
Serial No. 108-53
Subcommittee on International Terrorism, Nonproliferation and Human Rights: http://wwwc.house.gov/international_relations/ithrhear108.htm