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December 18, 2009
With a historic record of more than 500 submissions, the G/TIP team would like to thank every organization that provided applications to combat human trafficking outside the United States. The deadline to apply for a federal grant closed on December 9, 2009.
Following the technical and competitive review of Statements of Interest, selected applicants will be invited to submit full proposals for a final competitive review. Click here for more information on G/TIP’s International Program efforts.
December 10, 2009
This week, a senior representative from the Office to Monitor and Combat Trafficking in Persons (G/TIP) participated in a working summit sponsored by the National District Attorneys Association to develop child protection models for Juvenile Victims of Prostitution. Thousands of children are affected every day in the United States and around the world by the scourge of modern slavery, which may take the form of child prostitution.
G/TIP – which leads the interagency effort to end human trafficking in the United States and globally – is working with its partners in law enforcement, education, public health, state and local governments, and non-governmental organizations (including the faith-based community) to refocus America’s efforts to protect juvenile victims of prostitution and to prosecute those who exploit them.