Anti-Trafficking

There are many organizations and efforts working to end human trafficking (anti-trafficking). Some of these efforts include:

  • Increasing awareness and education about human trafficking, so that people can recognize the signs and take action to prevent it.
  • Enacting and enforcing strong laws against human trafficking, to hold traffickers accountable for their crimes and to provide protections for victims.
  • Providing support and services for victims of human trafficking, including medical care, counseling, legal assistance, and safe housing.
  • Working with law enforcement agencies and governments to investigate and prosecute traffickers and to rescue and protect victims.
  • Partnering with businesses and organizations to create ethical supply chains and to prevent trafficking in their operations.
  • Engaging with communities and grassroots organizations to address the root causes of trafficking and to empower people to take action to prevent it.

Overall, the efforts to end human trafficking involve a combination of legal, social, and economic approaches, and require the participation and cooperation of governments, civil society, and the private sector.

Anyone Questioning Alleged Human Trafficking Survivor Eliza Bleu’s Story Is Getting Banned on Twitter
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Anyone Questioning Alleged Human Trafficking Survivor Eliza Bleu’s Story Is Getting Banned on Twitter

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Attorney General expands initiative against human trafficking | DeSoto County News
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Attorney General expands initiative against human trafficking | DeSoto County News

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Senate Passes 'National Trafficking and Modern Slavery Prevention Month' Resolution
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Senate Passes 'National Trafficking and Modern Slavery Prevention Month' Resolution

Washington—The Senate today passed unanimously a bipartisan resolution introduced by Senators Dianne Feinstein (D-Calif.), Chuck Grassley (R-Iowa), Catherine Cortez Masto (D-Nev.) and Lisa Murkowski (R-Alaska) designating January as “National Trafficking and Modern Slavery Prevention Month.” “We can’t ignore the fact that, even in our modern society, sexual exploitation and forced labor continue,” said Senator Feinstein….

The 28 million people trapped in human trafficking deserve action from Congress
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The 28 million people trapped in human trafficking deserve action from Congress

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Listen to Black Survivors
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Listen to Black Survivors

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US Office For Victims Of Crime Celebrates 20 years of Anti-Trafficking Programs
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US Office For Victims Of Crime Celebrates 20 years of Anti-Trafficking Programs

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U.S. Transportation Secretary Highlights Department's Work to Combat Human Trafficking
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U.S. Transportation Secretary Highlights Department's Work to Combat Human Trafficking

The U.S. Department of Transportation is marking National Human Trafficking Prevention Month by taking several actions to raise awareness about human trafficking and how to recognize and prevent this terrible crime. The Department said January 27 that combating human trafficking in the transportation sector is a top priority. “Every year, human traffickers seek to use…

Slavery In Suburbia – News 12 Westchester
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Slavery In Suburbia – News 12 Westchester

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Want to stop human trafficking? You can take action | Opinion
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Want to stop human trafficking? You can take action | Opinion

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DOT Announces Winners of Combating Human Trafficking Awards – HS Today
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DOT Announces Winners of Combating Human Trafficking Awards – HS Today

The U.S. Department of Transportation is marking National Human Trafficking Prevention Month by taking several actions to raise awareness about human trafficking and how to recognize and prevent this terrible crime. Combating human trafficking in the transportation sector is a top priority for the Department. “Every year, human traffickers seek to use America’s transportation systems…