The 2005 report examined 169 countries; 14 of these were considered "Tier 3," meaning they were judged as not making significant efforts to combat trafficking. Some critics charge that the report is inconsistent in how it ranks countries into tiers, and they complain that since the State Department did not publish the methodologies used to generate the statistics, it's impossible to evaluate them.
The United States itself is not examined in the report.
One of the most vociferous critics was Slate's Jack Shafer, who took Landesman to task for his statistics and reporting in a series of articles. A: Stop Violence Against Women The battle against trafficking is a large part of the Stop Violence Against Women campaign of Amnesty International.
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