Fight for a world without human trafficking

In 2020, as governments focused on the COVID-19 pandemic, human traffickers found new ways to perpetrate their crimes, a new State Department report says. Traffickers targeted vulnerable families with fraudulent offers that led to exploitation. And more time online left some more vulnerable to trafficking. Meanwhile, lockdowns and social distancing requirements limited victims’ access to ... Read More»

Secretary Blinken’s Meeting with Muslim Frontline Workers on the Occasion of Eid al-Adha

OFFICE OF THE SPOKESPERSON AUGUST 3, 2021 The below is attributable to Spokesperson Ned Price: Secretary of State Antony J. Blinken today virtually met with 11 Muslim frontline workers from diverse populations from around the world. Secretary Blinken, joined by Under Secretary for Civilian Security, Democracy, and Human Rights Uzra Zeya, underscored the importance the ... Read More»

Secretary Antony J. Blinken Virtual Discussion with Alumni of the Young African Leaders Initiative (YALI)

VIDEO REMARKS ANTONY J. BLINKEN, SECRETARY OF STATE RECORDED ON APRIL 8, 2021 WASHINGTON, D.C. APRIL 27, 2021 Share MS KENEWENDO:  A very good morning to you, Mr. Secretary.  We are very pleased to be with you this afternoon on our side, and I am being joined by several YALI alumni, so the Young African Leaders Initiative.  And they are all looking forward ... Read More»
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