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Human Trafficking and Foreign Policy: An Introduction [Updated January 7, 2019]   [open pdf - 321KB]

"Human trafficking (also known as trafficking in persons) refers to the subjection of men, women, or children to exploitative conditions that may be tantamount to modern-day slavery. From a foreign policy perspective, human trafficking can be viewed as a human rights problem, a manifestation of transnational organized crime, and a violation of core international labor standards. Human trafficking also raises economic development, international migration, and global governance and security issues, and disproportionately victimizes vulnerable populations."

Report Number:
CRS In Focus, IF10587
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2019-01-07
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Public Domain
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Congressional Research Service: https://crsreports.congress.gov/
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