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June 16, 2009

U.S. State Department Releases the 2009 Trafficking in Persons Report

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Today, Secretary of State Clinton released the State Department's 2009 Trafficking in Persons Report.

Secretary of State Hillary Rodham Clinton, alongside leaders in Congress, announced today the release of the ninth annual Department of State Trafficking in Persons Report. The release, which officially took place at 9:15 a.m., Tuesday, June 16, 2009, in the State Department’s Benjamin Franklin Room, was followed by remarks from Ambassador Luis C deBaca, Director, Office to Monitor and Combat Trafficking in Persons. Ambassador deBaca spoke to the press and answered their questions in the State Department’s Briefing Room at the start of the Daily Press Briefing.

The 175-country report is the most comprehensive worldwide report on the efforts of governments to combat severe forms of trafficking in persons, a modern-day form of slavery. Its findings are intended to raise global awareness and spur countries to take effective actions to counter trafficking in persons. The assessment includes reports on 173 countries assigned ranks. Commentary on two additional countries, considered special cases, is also included.

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