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The House and Senate adjourned this weekend for a long Congressional recess. There will likely be a short lame-duck session after the elections, and then the new Congress will be in the saddle in January.
They left a heap of unfinished business. A big disappointment was the Senate’s failure ...
It can be easy to let ourselves think that human trafficking is solely an international problem, but reports like the one released by Polaris remind us that human trafficking is very much a problem right here in the United States as well. This is all of our fight, and it is critical that we have the ...
Earlier this month, UNICEF released a staggering report on violence against children. The report, Hidden in Plain Sight, reveals that violence is as much a part of poverty as hunger, illness, or lack of access to education, but it is much harder to see. Its publication is timely, as the UN Gener ...
Today, Verité released a new study, the result of a research project aimed at determining whether forced labor does in fact exist in the production of electronic goods in Malaysia. Verité's CEO, Dan Viederman, says, “Verité’s study is the most comprehensive look at forced labor in the Malays ...