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    China’s trafficking profile (TIP 2019)

    As reported over the past five years, human traffickers subject domestic and foreign individuals to trafficking in China, and they subject Chinese individuals to trafficking abroad. Traffickers also use China as a transit point to subject foreign individuals to trafficking in other countries throughout Asia and in international maritime industries. Well-organized criminal syndicates and local […] More

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    Prosecution of human trafficking in China (TIP2018)

    The government maintained insufficient law enforcement efforts.It continued to report statistics for crimes outside the definitionof human trafficking according to international law, making it difficult to assess progress. Not all statistics were captured bythe central government. The criminal code criminalized some forms of sex and labor trafficking. Article 240 of the criminal code criminalized “abducting […] More

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    Protection and prevention of human trafficking in China (TIP2018)

    PROTECTION The government decreased efforts to protect victims. Unlike last year, the government did not report how many victims it identified during the reporting period, nor did it provide agencyspecific data, although media reports indicated authorities continued to remove some victims from their exploitative situations. The government reported maintaining at least 10 shelters specifically dedicated […] More

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    Trafficking in China (TIP2018)

    The Government of the People’s Republic of China (PRC) doesnot fully meet the minimum standards for the eliminationof trafficking and is not making significant efforts to doso; therefore China remained on Tier 3. Despite the lackof significant efforts, the government took some steps toaddress trafficking, including by cooperating with internationalauthorities to address forced and fraudulent […] More