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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 […]

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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 […]

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Morocco’s trafficking profile (TIP 2019)

As reported over the past five years, human traffickers exploit domestic and foreign victims in Morocco, and traffickers exploit Moroccan victims abroad. Documented and undocumented foreign migrants, especially women and children, are highly vulnerable to […]

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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 […]

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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 […]

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Prevention of human trafficking in Albania (TIP 2019)

The government increased efforts to prevent trafficking. The government adopted the 2018-2020 national action plan. Observers reported ONAC coordinated anti-trafficking efforts but faced internal and external challenges. The government maintained a multi-disciplinary working group and […]

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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 […]

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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 […]

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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 […]

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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 […]

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Protection against human trafficking in Nigeria (TIP 2019)

The government decreased efforts to identify and protect trafficking victims. NAPTIP identified 126 forced labor victims and 1,028 potential victims. This was a decrease compared to 188 forced labor victims and 1,121 potential trafficking victims […]

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Prosecution of human trafficking in Nigeria (TIP 2019)

The government significantly increased anti-trafficking law enforcement efforts, but there were continued reports of government officials’ complicity in human trafficking offenses. The Trafficking in Persons Law Enforcement and Administration Act, as amended in 2015, criminalized […]

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Nigeria’s trafficking profile (TIP 2019)

As reported over the past five years, human traffickers exploit domestic and foreign victims in Nigeria, and traffickers exploit victims from Nigeria abroad. Nigerian trafficking victims are recruited from rural areas and, to a lesser […]

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Nigeria TIER rankig: TIER 2 (TIP 2019)

The Government of Nigeria 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 […]

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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 […]

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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 […]

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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 […]

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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 […]