2010 Trafficking in Persons Report launched June 14, 2010

 Key Numbers from the 2010 TIP Report

  • 12.3 million adults and children in forced labor, bonded labor, and forced prostitution around the world; 56 percent of these victims are women and girls 
  • $32 billion annual trade for the traffickers 
  • 49,105 victims identified worldwide, a 59 percent increase over the last reporting year (2008)
  • Prevalence of trafficking victims in the world: 1.8 per 1,000 inhabitants (in Asia and the Pacific: 3 per 1,000)
  • 4,166 successful trafficking prosecutions in 2009, a 40 percent increase over 2008
  • Countries that have yet to convict a trafficker under laws in compliance with the Palermo Protocol: 62 
  • Countries without laws, policies, or regulations to prevent victims’ deportation: 104
  • 23 countries received upgraded rankings in the 2010 TIP Report; 19 countries received downgraded rankings
  • Two countries, the United States and Kiribati, are ranked for the first time in the 2010 TIP Report

The full report can be accessed at this link http://www.state.gov/g/tip/rls/tiprpt/2010/   Check the status of your country.

One comment on “2010 Trafficking in Persons Report launched June 14, 2010

  1. apjpnetwork says:

    Hi Winifred. Thanks for the update and information that you keep sending us. After the APJP KL Workshop I have tried to revive the APJPNETWORK BLOG. I am doing it successfully but I still need to learn much from the technology. I have put your blog site in the blogroll. In this way we can get connected. When I am done soon I will share this blog site with the APJP Network. Blessings!

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