Trafficking in Persons Report
Office to Monitor and Combat Trafficking in Persons
June 14, 2004
Report

  1. INTRODUCTION

      What is the Purpose of the 2004 Trafficking in Persons Report?
      What is Trafficking?
      What is the Human and Societal Toll of Trafficking?

        Trafficking Is a Human Rights Violation and a Crime
        Trafficking Promotes Social Breakdown
        Trafficking Fuels Organized Crime
        Trafficking Deprives Countries of Human Capital
        Trafficking Undermines Public Health
        Trafficking Subverts Government Authority
        Trafficking Imposes Enormous Economic Costs

      How do Traffickers Operate?
      What are the Causes of Trafficking?
      What Strategies are Effective in the War Against Trafficking?
      More About the 2004 TIP Report


        What the Report Is and Is Not
        What is Different in This Year's Report
        Why This Year's Report Contains More Country Assessments
        How the Report Is Used
        Methodology
        Step One: Significant Numbers of Victims
        Step Two: Tier Placement
        Penalties

  2. INTERNATIONAL BEST PRACTICES

      International Heroes

  3. TIER PLACEMENTS
  4. COUNTRY NARRATIVES

  5. SPECIAL CASES
  6. UNITED STATES GOVERNMENT EFFORTS
  7. INTERNATIONAL CONVENTIONS - MATRIX
  8. TRAFFICKING VICTIMS PROTECTION ACT
  9. GLOSSARY OF ACRONYMS

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