State Department Releases 2018 Trafficking in Persons Report

Secretary of State Mike Pompeo said, “This year’s TIP Report highlights the critical work of local communities to stop traffickers and provide support to victims. Human trafficking is a global problem, but it’s a local one too.”

At a special ceremony in Washington, Secretary Pompeo and Ivanka Trump honored this year’s Trafficking in Persons (TIP) Report Heroes – 10 outstanding individuals from around the world who are fighting to end human trafficking.

Secretary Pompeo: “Today we honored extraordinary men and women who’ve committed their lives to fighting human trafficking. I personally thank them and express my admiration for the tremendous, awe-inspiring work they do.”