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The United States government recently released a document with their plans to combat human trafficking. They list “ten strategic objectives” which are:  

  1. “ Investigate and prosecute traffickers and dismantle the criminal networks that perpetrate trafficking in persons.
  2.  Enhance victim identification and the provision of relief and services for all victims of trafficking.
  3. Enhance training of stakeholders, including civil society, law enforcement, and government officials, to increase identification of victims.
  4.   Encourage foreign governments to combat trafficking through international diplomacy and engagement.
  5.  Forge and strengthen partnerships and other forms of collaboration to counter trafficking in persons.
  6.  Fund domestic and international anti-trafficking programs focusing on victim identification, prevention, and outreach.
  7. Integrate anti-trafficking components into relevant government programs.
  8.  Promote public awareness about modern slavery.
  9.  Spur innovation and improve capacity to combat modern slavery through data collection and research.
  10.  Gather and synthesize actionable intelligence to increase the number of domestic and international trafficking prosecutions.”

View report here

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