Tag: President’s Interagency Task Force to Monitor and Combat Trafficking (PITF)

President Obama recently declared January 2017 National Slavery and Human Trafficking Prevention Month. In his proclamation, the President spoke of slavery’s role in U.S. history, and the continuing role it plays, saying “the injustice of modern slavery and human trafficking still tears at our social fabric.” The President also spoke about the role of the President’s Interagency […]

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Today, the President’s Interagency Task Force to Monitor and Combat Trafficking in Persons (PITF) convened at the White House. This was the final cabinet-level meeting of the PITF during the Obama administration. The PITF reported on the progress made within four priority areas: rule of law, victim services, procurement and supply chains, and public awareness and outreach. The […]

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This month the State Department released the 2015 Trafficking in Persons Report. This is the 15th year the report has been published, and it is also the 15th anniversary of the Trafficking Victims Protection Act. On July 27, Under Secretary of State for Civilian Security, Democracy, and Human Rights Sarah Sewell spoke at the roll […]

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The President’s Interagency Task Force to Monitor and Combat Trafficking in Persons recently released their progress report on combating trafficking in persons. The report reviews their ten strategic objectives and addresses efforts made to combat the trafficking of persons…

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White House Chief of Staff Denis McDonough recently spoke at the Annual Meeting of the President’s Interagency Task Force to Monitor and Combat Trafficking in Persons, where he reviewed the Task Force’s progress since meeting last year…

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On April 9, the President’s Interagency Task Force to Monitor and Combat Trafficking in Persons released a progress report on their anti-trafficking efforts as of February 2013…

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