OTIP contributes to several other federal agency reports. These reports provide information on human trafficking on national and global scales and document the US government’s efforts to combat modern day slavery.
The Departments of Justice (DOJ), Health and Human Services (HHS), and Homeland Security (DHS) co-chaired the development of the Federal Strategic Action Plan on Services to Victims of Human Trafficking in the United States. The five-year plan was released in 2014 and seeks to:
Status reports are released to provide updates.
The Assistant Secretary for Planning Research and Evaluation has released several studies on serving victims of human trafficking. Search in their library for more.
Search the OTIP Resource Library for reports and policy documents.
The Department of Justice produces the Attorney General’s Annual Reports to Congress and Assessment of U.S. Government Activities to Combat Trafficking in Persons that provides recommendations to federal agencies and updates on robust information from each agency on anti-trafficking efforts.
The Department of State Office to Monitor and Combat Trafficking in Persons produces the Trafficking in Persons (TIP) Report each year. The report serves as the U.S. government’s principal diplomatic tool to engage foreign governments in dialogues to advance anti-trafficking reforms and to combat trafficking and to target resources on prevention, protection and prosecution programs.
OTIP does not directly contribute to the following reports, but they contain helpful information describing the state of human trafficking.
The International Labor Affairs Bureau (ILAB) conducts and funds rigorous research to inform the design and implementation of policy and programs. ILAB researches worker livelihoods and the violation of worker rights, including the prevalence of child labor and occurrence of forced labor around the world.