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Policy Brief: Tip Report - Uzbekistani
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As many as 27 million men, women and children live in modern slavery all around the world. In its “Trafficking in Persons Report for 2014,” the U.S. Department of State analyzed conditions in 188 countries and territories, including the United States, and ranked their governments based on their efforts to fight modern-day slavery. In this week/today’s “Policy Brief” segment, we'll take a closer look at Uzbekistan’s ranking:
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Video Policy Brief: Tip Report - Uzbekistan

As many as 27 million men, women and children live in modern slavery all around the world. In its “Trafficking in Persons Report for 2014,” the U.S. Department of State analyzed conditions in 188 countries and territories, including the United States, and ranked their governments based on their eff
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As many as 27 million men, women and children live in modern slavery all around the world. In its “Trafficking in Persons Report for 2014,” the U.S. Department of State analyzed conditions in 188 countries and territories, including the United States, and ranked their governments based on their eff

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