Trump, Ivanka Accused Of Using Human Trafficking For Personal PR

Donald Trump and his daughter Ivanka are being accused of using human trafficking crimes just to make themselves look good.

“The U.S. traditionally pushed other countries to crack down on human traffickers and toughen their laws on trafficking. But in 2018, only five countries changed their laws, down from 25 in 2016. Many more tough laws are still needed.

The administration has also made no attempt to address underlying causes of trafficking — such as child poverty. America’s foster care system, for example, is dysfunctional and amounts to a pipeline for traffickers. The National Academies of Sciences, Engineering and Medicine last year offered an important road map to cut American child poverty by half — a step that would reduce trafficking — but the administration has ignored it.” [READ MORE]