Solidarity Center Report: World Day Against Human Trafficking

Friday, August 1, 2014

Solidarity Center Report: World Day Against Human Trafficking(Metropolitan Washington Council, AFL-CIO)

Over the decades, tens of thousands of Haitians have been trafficked to the Dominican Republic to toil as sugarcane harvesters and domestic workers. Now, the Dominican government is making it difficult for their children and grandchildren to gain citizenship—even though the Dominican Republic is the only country they have ever known. On July 30, the United Nations marked the first-ever World Day against Trafficking in Persons to raise awareness and highlight the plight of millions of people trafficked and exploited. Read more at the Solidarity Center. 


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