Steps That Need to Be Taken to End Human Trafficking
Human trafficking continues to grow as a many people are not aware of its increasing presence. This is the most difficult challenge in combating human trafficking.History of the Polaris Project – Ending Human Trafficking
After graduation the friends moved to Washington DC and, even though they were without a clear plan for the organization, their early work involved experimentation, innovation and trying out new ideas and strategies. The initial core efforts focused on figuring out new ways to find trafficking victims, and to learn about trafficking networks through field research, to build relationships with law enforcement, to link victims with services through referrals, and to get more community members to care about the issue and take action.Human Trafficking and the Polaris Project
During dinner there were, and still are, lively conversations and one particular conversation between Katherine Chon and Derek Ellerman in the fall of 2001 delved into the history of slavery in the U.S. and the challenges and successes of the abolitionist movement. This conversation led to observations that slavery still exists around the world in modern times. One topic that stood out was human trafficking and, since neither knew much about the topic, they retreated back to their dorm rooms to research it on the internet.Manufacturing in China Undergoes Dramatic Changes
While most outside of China have not noticed, China is changing and manufacturing there is not what it used to be. Here is a look at some of the dynamics of Chinese manufacturing and why it will not remain the kind of low-wage assembly center it once was.Turkey Facing the Challenges of Becoming a EU Member
With ongoing formal accession negotiations that would see Turkey become a permanent, fully-fledged member of the European Union and European Economic Council, political and economic communications between EU members and the Southeast European Republic will reach a fever-pitch over the next decade. Extending beyond mere diplomatic courtesies and foreign policy gestures, these developments should bring numerous widespread changes to Turkish economic and cultural life in the coming years.