Release of the First Annual Report from the U.S. Advisory Council on Human Trafficking

HumanTraffickingUnited States Advisory Council on Human Trafficking Annual Report 2016

Office to Monitor and Combat Trafficking in Persons
Washington DC,
October 18, 2016

The Report was written by eleven members, all of whom were appointed by President Obama in December 2015 to serve on the first U.S. Advisory Council on Human Trafficking. Each member is a survivor of human trafficking, and together they represent a diverse range of backgrounds and experiences.

The Report contains specific policy recommendations, providing the federal government with survivor-informed analysis to combat human trafficking.

The Council was established by the Justice for Victims of Trafficking Act in May 2015 and provides a formal platform for trafficking survivors to advise and make recommendations on federal anti-trafficking policies to the President’s Interagency Task Force to Monitor and Combat Trafficking in Persons.

 

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