ugg hats uk US to say China among worst on human trafficking
Ivanka Trump, the president daughter and senior adviser, planned to attend the ceremony.
The determination marks the first major, public rebuke of China human rights record by the Trump administration, which has generally avoided direct, public criticism of Beijing while seeking its co operation in combatting North Korea nuclear and missile threats. The report is likely to draw strong protest from China communist government.
China will be listed under 3, the ranking system lowest category, which applies to countries failing to meet minimum standards to prevent human trafficking or making significant improvement efforts. Other countries that have recently been on that list include Sudan,
Iran and Haiti. placed China on its list of countries that aren meeting minimum standards and could be downgraded to the lowest classification. described China as devoting resources to a written plan for addressing trafficking. But it said that the Asian power hadn increased its anti trafficking efforts from the previous year.
It wasn immediately clear what changes are leading the Trump administration to downgrade China to the lowest tier. The State Department declined to confirm the designation or to comment ahead of the report release Tuesday, saying it not discuss details of internal deliberations. called China a destination and transit country for forced labour and sex trafficking. That report described internal migrants in China as particularly vulnerable, with some forced to work with little government oversight in factories and coal mines. It said men, women and children from other Asian countries and from Africa also are exploited.
The report also raised concerns about forced begging in China that particularly affects children. It said that girls and women from rural areas are at higher risk of being recruited for sex trafficking in cities.
Rep. He said he hoped the downgrade would to reforms that will save women and children lives and ensure that Chinese exports are not made with slave labour. Trump planned during Tuesday ceremony to honour eight people from around the world tireless efforts have made a lasting impact on the fight against modern slavery, the State Department said. She wrote on Twitter that she was to join the Department of State for the report release.
Though Ivanka Trump has emphasized human trafficking issues as an adviser to her father, her fashion brand has come under scrutiny over its work with a Chinese company that produced shoes for her brand and others. New York based China Labor Watch has accused that company of excessive overtime, low wages and verbal abuse of employees, though not of human trafficking. The brand says it stopped using the factory months ago. Ivanka Trump has stepped back from running the company,
but retains ownership.