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February 15, 2017

Corker: U.S. at Historic Turning Point in Global Fight to End Modern Slavery

February 15, 2017 - Ahead of the END IT Movement’s fifth annual “Shine a Light on Slavery” day next week, U.S. Senator Bob Corker (R-Tenn.), chairman of the Senate Foreign Relations Committee, convened a hearing on Wednesday to assess progress by the U.S. to end modern slavery and human trafficking internationally, including recent enactment of authorizing legislation for the End Modern Slavery Initiative (EMSI). The hearing featured testimony from actor Ashton Kutcher, co-founder of Thorn, and Elisa Massimino, president and CEO of Human Rights First.