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Office to Monitor and Combat Trafficking in Persons

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Our Mission

The TIP Office leads the Department’s global efforts to combat human trafficking through the prosecution of traffickers, the protection of victims, and the prevention of human trafficking by: objectively analyzing government efforts and identifying global trends, engaging in and supporting strategic bilateral and multilateral diplomacy, targeting foreign assistance to build sustainable capacity of governments and civil society, advancing the coordination of federal anti-trafficking policies across agencies, managing and leveraging operational resources to achieve strategic priorities, and engaging and partnering with civil society, the private sector, and the public to advance the fight against human trafficking.

July 1, 2021 (Washington, DC) - Release of the 2021 Trafficking in Persons Report, with remarks by Secretary Antony Blinken and Dr. Kari Johnstone, Acting Director of the Office to Monitor and Combat Trafficking in Persons.

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Child Protection Compact Partnerships

Multi-year programs supporting bilateral negotiated partnerships with other governments to bolster local efforts to address child trafficking in select countries.

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U.S. Advisory Council on Human Trafficking

A formal platform for human trafficking survivors to advise the federal government on anti-trafficking policies and programs.

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Public-Private Partnership Advisory Council to End Human Trafficking

A formal platform for representatives of nonprofit groups, academia, and nongovernmental organizations to advise the federal government on prevention, eradication, identification, and victim services.

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Protections for Domestic Workers

A package of model documents to help prevent abuses in domestic work around the world.

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Know Your Rights

If you are coming to the United States to work or study, we are confident that you will have a pleasant and rewarding stay. If you should encounter any problems, however, know that you have rights and can get help.

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