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STOP Trafficking in Persons!

Posted on September 01, 2019 in: JPIC US Region

Human trafficking is an extreme human rights violation and an impediment to the United Nations Sustainable Goal as recognized in Agenda 2020 target 16.2.  In the weeks to come, we ask you to respond to the each of the five A’S  - Adopt, Attend, Adhere, Allocate, Address demand.

ADOPT an action-oriented approach to prevent human trafficking, which recognizes the systemic issues that create vulnerability to exploitation, especially in women and children.  Respond to these vulnerabilities through gender-sensitive, age-appropriate strategies throughout a person’s life course.     from NGO Committee to STOP Trafficking in Persons

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