Human Trafficking

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How to Dispel Three Common Lies Taught to Victims of Trafficking

Victims may not know their rights, feel ashamed, are reluctant to admit to victimization, or fear their trafficker.

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Working to Improve the Well Being of Families

ACF addresses health issues in program delivery.

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Happy 35th Birthday, ORR!

President Jimmy Carter signed the Refugee Act of 1980 into law, officially creating the Office of Refugee Resettlement.

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What the FY 2016 Federal Budget Could Mean for Victims of Human Trafficking

Proposed funding includes development of a research base to serve victims of human trafficking in the child welfare system.

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ACF Releases 2015-2016 Strategic Plan

Document reflects ACF’s shared vision and commitment to priority work for the coming year.

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Top 10 Highlights from National Slavery and Human Trafficking Prevention Month

ACF recognizes the importance of working with diverse communities and constituents to respond to human trafficking with a comprehensive approach.

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ACF Programs Receive Boost from FY 2016 Budget

Obama Administration proposes increased funding for children’s services, domestic violence survivors and anti-trafficking programs.

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No One Should Be for Sale

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.

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Ending Human Trafficking is Everyone’s Job

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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2015 Brings New Federal Action to Prevent Child Trafficking

ACF will work even closer with states and child welfare systems to protect children who are vulnerable to human trafficking.

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