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 […]

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Prosecution of human trafficking in China (TIP 2019)

The government decreased law enforcement efforts. The criminal code criminalized some forms of sex trafficking and labor trafficking. Various provisions of the criminal code could be used to prosecute sex trafficking offenses. Article 240 criminalized […]

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

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 […]

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

Prosecution of human trafficking in Morocco (TIP 2019)

The government maintained efforts to investigate, prosecute, and convict traffickers. Law 27.14 criminalized sex trafficking and labor trafficking and prescribed penalties of 5 to 10 years’ imprisonment and fines, which were sufficiently stringent, and with […]

trafficking and exploitation

Morocco TIER ranking: TIER 2 (TIP 2019)

The Government of Morocco does not fully meet the minimum standards for the elimination of trafficking but is making significant efforts to do so. The government demonstrated overall increasing efforts compared to the previous reporting […]

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 […]