A Signal Of Desire From Mr. Tillerson

Whether this means Mr. Trump himself will now give greater priority to human rights remains to be seen.
Human trafficking is a 21st-century scourge, enslaving millions of vulnerable people, including many children, in sex networks and forced labor.
Not only was there an on-camera press briefing, but Mr. Tillerson was the headliner, joined by Ivanka Trump, President Trump’s daughter and adviser, who helped draw an overflow media crowd to the event.
Still, it seemed a hopeful sign that Mr. Tillerson and Ms. Trump chose to put their own political weight behind the report, and more broadly, the American effort to press other governments to improve anti-trafficking laws and prosecutions.
Flash forward to this week when another annual report — this time on a modern form of slavery known as human trafficking — was released with real fanfare.

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