Our Mission

The Protection Project is a human rights institute based at The Johns Hopkins University School of Advanced International Studies in Washington, DC. Founded in 1994 to address trafficking in persons as a human rights violation, The Protection Project focuses on the promotion of human rights values throughout the world. Our emphasis is the protection of human security, especially in women’s and children’s rights; fostering civil society and NGO development through capacity & coalition building; enhancing the rule of law by encouraging citizen participation; advancing human rights education …

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Promoting Corporate Social Responsibility (CSR) in the MENA Region

Are you are a private citizen, a socially committed company or a corporation, or a foundation, institution, or organization with interest in Corporate Social Responsibility (CSR) in the Middle East & North Africa (MENA) region?  If so, we invite you to join and support our CSR initiatives.  The Protection Project is pleased to announce upcoming projects on CSR in MENA.  For more information, and ways to get involved, please click here.


Upcoming/Past Events

New Publications

100 Best Practices in Child Protection, A Series of 100 Best Practices Volume III

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100 Best Practices in the Protection of Migrant Workers, A Series of 100 Best Practices Volume II

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Recent Speeches

Combating Trafficking in Persons: an interdisciplinary field of work

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“Slavery in the 21st Century: A Conference on the History of Slavery and Human Trafficking Today”

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Enforcement of International Human Rights Law through the Mechanism of UN Special Rapporteurs

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