trafficking and exploitation

Prevention of human trafficking in China (TIP 2019)

The government maintained minimal efforts to prevent 143 trafficking and carried out policies that perpetuated widespread forced labor. Authorities held a sixth annual inter-ministerial meeting to coordinate anti-trafficking efforts. MPS continued to coordinate the anti-trafficking […]

bioethics and life

‘Fatal Flaws’ is a must-see film on euthanasia

With the American Medical Association considering changing its’ long-standing opposition to physician-assisted suicide despite the recommendations of its’ ethics committee and the California assisted suicide law declared unconstitutional now reinstated pending appeal, assisted suicide/euthanasia groups like Compassion and Choices (the […]

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

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

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 […]

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 […]

trafficking and exploitation

Protection and prevention of human trafficking in Italy (TIP2018)

PROTECTION The government increased protection efforts. The Department of Equal Opportunity (DEO) coordinated protection efforts and reported government-supported NGOs assisted 1,354 potential victims in 2017, a significant increase from 851 victims assisted in 2016; however, […]