Talking with TIP Heroes

With this week’s Trafficking In Persons (TIP) report release, the anti-trafficking movement has been buzzing with activity, collaboration, and progress. We’ve had the privilege of meeting some of the people leading the movement internationally: the 2011 TIP Heroes. These are ten individuals from all over the world who work tirelessly to combat human trafficking. [...]

The TIP Report: Who’s keeping track of what’s happening at home in the U.S.?

The U.S. State Department’s Annual Trafficking in Persons (TIP) Report was released on Monday, June 27, 2011. If you didn’t have time to read the full report, check out this quick summary of findings on the 2010 Interactive World Map of Tier Placements. We’re anxiously awaiting the 2011 interactive world map.

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2011 TIP Report Release

The U.S. State Department’s Annual Trafficking in Persons (TIP) Report was released on Monday, June 27, 2011. It is compiled each year to analyze 184 governments’ efforts to combat human trafficking within their own borders. Governments are ranked into one of three tiers based on their attempts to meet the “minimum standards [...]

Tip Tuesday: Hair Braiding Salons

The victims were expected to stand and braid hair for eight to 14 hours a day, six to seven days a week for no pay. As many customers walked in and out of these salons in Newark and East Orange, New Jersey, none of them identified these women as victims of human [...]