Topic: U.S. State Department responses to human trafficking
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Research shows that many human trafficking victims were manipulated by people they trust with false promises of well-paying jobs, forced into prostitution, domestic servitude, or other types of forced labor. The U.S. White House (2013) points out that human trafficking victims are found both internationally and domestically in legitimate and illegitimate labor industries, such as sweatshops, massage parlors, agriculture, restaurants, hotels, and domestic service. The U.S. government has committed to working with its own agencies, as well as international governments and faith-based initiatives, in order to fight human trafficking....