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Posted byon June 27, 2013 at 4:30 PM EDT
In Senegal, President Obama meets with President Mackey Sall, discusses the importance of the rule of law with regional judicial leaders, and visits Goree Island
Posted byon June 5, 2013 at 10:46 AM EDT
Today, the Department of Homeland Security launched a redesigned Blue Campaign to combat human trafficking.
Posted byon May 9, 2013 at 5:22 PM EDT
Yesterday, I was honored to attend the 7th Annual Pearls of Purpose Gala hosted by FAIRgirls. FAIR stands for Free, Aware, Inspired, and Restored, and it works to prevent the exploitation of girls worldwide with empowerment and education.
Posted byon May 1, 2013 at 2:01 PM EDT
Posted byon April 11, 2013 at 11:58 AM EDT
Yesterday, we hosted the first-ever White House Forum to Combat Human Trafficking. The event brought together leaders from government, the private sector, advocates and survivors, faith leaders, law enforcement, and academia to talk about what we can do, together, to end human trafficking. We took time to honor the stories and lives of brave survivors.
Posted byon April 10, 2013 at 7:20 PM EDT
The first-ever White House Forum to Combat Human Trafficking brings together leaders from government, the private sector, advocates and survivors, faith leaders, law enforcement, and academia to talk about what we can do, together, to end human trafficking.
Posted byon April 10, 2013 at 1:00 PM EDT
The President’s Advisory Council on Faith-based and Neighborhood Partnerships recommendations for combatting human trafficking demonstrate the commitment of a distinguished set of civic leaders to strengthen and expand partnerships with government to end the scourge of modern-day slavery.
Posted byon April 10, 2013 at 11:55 AM EDT
President Obama’s Advisory Council on Faith-based and Neighborhood Partnerships presents a report of recommendations on how together we can scale our partnerships to counter modern-day slavery.
Posted byon March 7, 2013 at 3:15 PM EDT
As part of the bill reauthorizing the Violence Against Women Act, President Obama also signed into law the Trafficking Victims Protection Reauthorization Act (TVPRA), which reauthorizes the landmark legislation that provides critical support to law enforcement, victims support providers, and U.S. diplomats to fight modern slavery at home and abroad.
Posted byon January 31, 2013 at 6:33 PM EDT
The Secretary of Agriculture is leading the U.S. Presidential Delegation to the 2013 Special Olympics World Winter Games.