Victims of Trafficking and Violence Protection Act of 2000: Trafficking in Persons Report

Cover: Trafficking in Persons Report, June 2004. Faces of Change/Joel Grimes photos.

[*Please note: Bangladesh, Ecuador, Guyana, and Sierra Leone were updated to Tier 2 Watch List per President George W. Bush, Presidential Determination No. 2004-46, September 10, 2004.]

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  1. Introduction (revised)
  2. International Best Practices
  3. Tier Placements
  4. Country Narratives

    East Asia and Pacific
    Europe and Eurasia
    Near East
    South Asia
    Western Hemisphere
  5. Special Cases
  6. United States Government Efforts
  7. International Conventions -- Matrix
  8. Trafficking Victims Protection Act
  9. Glossary of Acronyms

A Closing Note from the Drafters of the Report

Related Material
-- 01/03/05:  Trafficking in Persons Interim Assessment
-- 09/10/04:  Presidential Determination with Respect to Foreign Governments' Efforts Regarding Trafficking in Persons
09/10/04:  Statement by the Press Secretary Regarding Trafficking in Persons
06/14/04:  Op-Ed by Secretary Powell: "Our Trafficking Signal: Stop!"
06/14/04:  Secretary Powell's Remarks at the Rollout of the 2004 Trafficking in Persons Annual Report.  [view Video: DSL/Cable or dial-up modem; and listen audio
06/14/04:  Director Miller's On-The-Record Briefing on the Rollout of the 2004 Trafficking in Persons Annual Report
06/10/04:  Public Release of the 2004 Trafficking in Persons Report
05/24/04:  Facts About Human Trafficking [PDF]