Public Statements

Federal Acquisition Regulation: Combating Trafficking in Persons (Revised Interim Rule) (pdf).  Sarah Mendelson provided comment.  October 16, 2007.

Legal Options to Stop Human Trafficking.  Martina Vandenberg quoted Barracks and Brothels in her testimony before the Senate Committee on the Judiciary, Subcommittee on Human Rights and the Law.  March 26, 2007.

Defense Federal Acquisition Regulation Supplement, Combating Trafficking in Persons (pdf).  Sarah Mendelson and Martina Vandenberg provided comment.  January 26, 2007 and August 22, 2005.

Symposium on Human Trafficking: A Day of Learning (pdf).  Sarah Mendelson spoke at the Council of Foreign Relations.  May 3, 2006.

World Affairs Council in San Francisco.  Sarah Mendelson argued that serious implementation of “zero-tolerance” policies on trafficking will require a sense of urgency in the U.S. military and civilian contractor community, as well as inside NATO and the UN. June 8, 2005.

Combating Human Trafficking: Achieving Zero Tolerance (pdf).  Sarah Mendelson presented this statement before the House International Relations Committee, Subcommittee on Africa, Global Human Rights, and International Operations.  March 9, 2005.

Implementation of DOD Policy with Regard to Trafficking in Humans (pdf).  Sarah Mendelson presented this statement before the House Armed Services Committee, Commission on Security and Cooperation in Europe.  September 21, 2004.