Challenges to Ending Human Trafficking

Trafficking in persons is modern-day slavery and exists in virtually every country in the world — and the United States is no exception. Despite growing awareness of the issue and an influx of resources from such influential bodies as the United Nations and other intergovernmental organizations, foundations, non-governmental organizations and the U.S. government, the field is still hampered by its inability to measure the size and scope of trafficking.

Research can play an invaluable role in understanding the criminal justice system’s ability to respond to trafficking and in identifying obstacles that hinder current efforts.

Learn more at Ending Modern-Day Slavery: Using Research to Inform U.S. Anti-Human Trafficking Efforts by Maureen Q. McGough

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