Linking minority health and human trafficking starts with an honest conversation about the social determinants of health.
Victims may not know their rights, feel ashamed, are reluctant to admit to victimization, or fear their trafficker.
ACF addresses health issues in program delivery.
President Jimmy Carter signed the Refugee Act of 1980 into law, officially creating the Office of Refugee Resettlement.
Proposed funding includes development of a research base to serve victims of human trafficking in the child welfare system.
Document reflects ACF’s shared vision and commitment to priority work for the coming year.
ACF recognizes the importance of working with diverse communities and constituents to respond to human trafficking with a comprehensive approach.
Obama Administration proposes increased funding for children’s services, domestic violence survivors and anti-trafficking programs.
Human trafficking is modern-day slavery. It is insidious, widespread and profitable — and affects more than 20 million men, women and children around the world.
Human trafficking can be hidden in plain sight. Victims may not realize they are being targeted by traffickers until it is too late.
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