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Posted byon September 18, 2013 at 2:34 PM EDT
Last year, President Obama articulated an ambitious and multifaceted agenda to combat human trafficking in his speech at the Clinton Global Initiative. This week, the Administration took two important steps to advance that agenda.
Posted byon July 24, 2013 at 8:45 PM EDT
The White House hosts NGOs and advocacy groups to discuss the situation and confer on how the United States – in concert with partners and allies around the world – can help end the violence and support South Sudan’s continued democratic development.
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.