trafficking and exploitation

China TIER ranking: TIER 3 (TIP 2019)

The Government of the People’s Republic of China (PRC) does not fully meet the minimum standards for the elimination of trafficking and is not making significant efforts to do so; therefore China remained on Tier […]

trafficking and exploitation

Protection against human trafficking in China (TIP 2019)

The government decreased efforts to protect victims. For the second consecutive year, the government did not report how many victims it identified, although media reports indicated authorities continued to remove some victims from their exploitative […]

trafficking and exploitation

Prevention of human trafficking in Romania (TIP 2019)

The government maintained prevention efforts. The government adopted a 2018-2022 national strategy and national action plan, focusing on prevention, victim protection, and anti-trafficking policies. While the action plan identified potential sources of funding, it did […]

trafficking and exploitation

Protection against human trafficking in Morocco (TIP 2019)

The government maintained efforts to identify and refer trafficking victims to protection services. In 2018, the government identified 131 male and female victims, including Moroccan victims who were exploited abroad and foreign victims exploited in […]

trafficking and exploitation

Prevention of human trafficking in Morocco (TIP 2019)

The government maintained efforts to prevent human trafficking. The government did not have a national inter-ministerial antitrafficking commission as required by the 2016 anti-trafficking law; a 2017 decree to establish the committee remained pending approval […]

trafficking and exploitation

Protection against human trafficking in Albania (TIP 2019)

The government maintained victim protection efforts. The government and NGOs identified 95 official and potential victims (105 in 2017). The government could not provide details about the type of exploitation for all official and potential […]

trafficking and exploitation

Albania’s trafficking profile (TIP 2019)

As reported over the past five years, human traffickers exploit domestic and foreign victims in Albania, and traffickers exploit victims from Albania abroad. Albanian women and children are subject to sex trafficking and forced labor […]

trafficking and exploitation

Prevention of human trafficking in Nigeria (TIP 2019)

The government increased efforts to prevent human trafficking. NAPTIP continued to lead national government efforts to combat trafficking. In May 2018, the new Edo state antitrafficking law codified the ESTF, a working group led by […]

bioethics and life

Contract Pregnancies Exposed

The current debate over surrogacy in the United States has two main positions. One side argues we should allow the practice with regulations. The other side argues it should be prohibited altogether. All parties in […]