2007 Trafficking in Persons Report Released by U.S. Department of State
Thursday, June 14, 2007 10:03 AM

The seventh annual Department of State Trafficking in Persons Report was released on Tuesday, June 12, 2007. The 164-country report is a comprehensive worldwide report on the efforts of governments to combat trafficking in persons, or modern-day slavery. The assessment includes reports on countries determined to have a significant number of victims of severe forms of trafficking. This year, the TIP Report includes a special focus on bonded labor as an egregious form of labor trafficking which enslaves millions worldwide.

Excerpts from:Secretary of State Condoleezza Rice to Announce Release of the 2007 Trafficking in Persons Report,” Press Release, U.S. Department of State, 8 June 2007.