Trafficking in Persons Report
Office to Monitor and Combat Trafficking in Persons
June 3, 2005
Report

  1. INTRODUCTION

    The 2005 Trafficking in Persons Report: Its Purpose
    The Common Thread of Servitude
    "Trafficking in Persons" Defined
    The Human and Societal Costs of Trafficking

    The Human Rights Dimension
    Promoting Social Breakdown
    Fueling Organized Crime
    Depriving Countries of Human Capital and Inhibiting Development
    Public Health Costs
    Erosion of Government Authority

    The Methods of Traffickers
    The Myriad Causes of Trafficking
    Effective Strategies in Combating Trafficking
    More About the 2005 TIP Report

    What the Report Is and Is Not
    The Special Watch List: Tier 2 Watch List
    Why This Year's Report Contains More Country Assessments
    How the Report Is Used
    Methodology
    Step One: Significant Number of Victims
    Step Two: Tier Placement
    Potential Penalties for Tier 3 Countries

  2. INTERNATIONAL BEST PRACTICES

    Heroes Acting to End Modern-Day Slavery

  3. TIER PLACEMENTS
  4. MAPS (WITH REGIONAL LAW ENFORCEMENT STATISTICS)
  5. COUNTRY NARRATIVES (A to Z)
  6. SPECIAL CASES
  7. UNITED STATES GOVERNMENT EFFORTS
  8. INTERNATIONAL CONVENTIONS-MATRIX
  9. TRAFFICKING VICTIMS PROTECTION ACT
  10. GLOSSARY OF ACRONYMS

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