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Anti-Human Trafficking Programs Awarded in Fiscal Year 2007  
Released by the Office to Monitor and Combat Trafficking in Persons (G/TIP)


Fiscal Year 2007 Anti-Human Trafficking Programs

This document contains brief descriptions of international anti-trafficking programs supported with Fiscal Year 2006 funds from the Office to Monitor and Combat Trafficking in Persons (G/TIP). A list of abbreviations is included at the end of this document.

To view programs awarded by all U.S. Government agencies for anti-human trafficking programs, please see http://www.state.gov/g/tip/rls/rpt/83374.htm. See also Tier definitions, Related Anti-Trafficking Links, and U.S. Government anti-trafficking programs funded in other fiscal years.

Region

Programs

Global

4

Africa

14

East Asia and Pacific Islands

16

Europe and Eurasia

2

Near East

7

South and Central Asia

11

Western Hemisphere

19

Total Number of Programs

73

Africa Region

Country:

Cameroon

Implementer:

American Bar Association (ABA)

Amount:

$200,000

Duration:

12 Months

Description:

American Bar Association Africa will use their base in Nigeria to support criminal justice reform, including providing investigative and prosecutorial training. ABA specifically plans a holistic approach towards training, and will involve judges, police and immigration officers. ABA will also provide approximately $10,000 for equipment such as a fingerprint machine, hand-held radios, computers, and cameras.

Website:

www.abanet.org/rol/africa

 

Country:

 

Gabon

Implementer:

DOJ-ICITAP

Amount:

$200,000

Duration:

12 Months

Description:

DOJ-ICITAP will provide training, technical assistance, and material support to help form an anti-TIP unit with the Gabonese National Gendarmerie and to reinforce the anti-TIP capacity of the Gabonese National Police. ICITAP will work with senior police officials on policy development, senior management training, and standard operating procedures to address victim transit routes. Approximately $15,000 worth of equipment will be donated to assist anti-TIP efforts.

Website:

www.usdoj.gov/criminal/opdat/

 

Country:

 

Gambia, The

Implementer:

DOJ-ICITAP

Amount:

$125,000

Duration:

12 Months

Description:

DOJ-ICITAP will train law enforcement officers and members of the judiciary, with a focus on identifying and investigating trafficking crimes, treatment of victims/witnesses, preserving evidence, and cooperation with NGOs. Three months following the conclusion of the training sessions, ICITAP consultants will return to assist Gambian officials who are working on trafficking cases.

Website:

www.usdoj.gov/criminal/opdat/

 

Country:

 

Guinea

Implementer:

Islamic Association in Population Development

Amount:

$16,650

Duration:

12 Months

Description:

Islamic Association in Population Development will work with the network of Islamic Associations to develop training modules and manuals, and to assist in the training of Islamic religious leaders in five regional capitals. Additionally the grant will facilitate a door-to-door public awareness campaign, and working with Muslim Councils to spread “respect for human dignity” anti-TIP messages.

 

Country:

 

Guinea

Implementer:

International Organization for Migration (IOM)

Amount:

$100,000

Duration:

12 Months

Description:

IOM will support the development of a legislative base for effective investigation and prosecution of trafficking. This work will consist of two main activities: (1) an assessment of TIP trends and laws through information-gathering from the government, researchers, migration experts, and other stakeholders; and (2) designing a training curriculum for law enforcement officials that includes legal information, local resources, and sensitizes participants on issues regarding general human rights, having a gender- and child-sensitive perspective, and understanding the difference between smuggling and trafficking. Two training sessions are planned for each of the 7 administrative regions, as well as Conakry.

Website:

www.iom.int

 

Country:

 

Kenya

Implementer:

American Center for International Labor Solidarity (ACILS)

Amount:

$300,000

Duration:

12 Months

Description:

In partnership with local Kenyan faith based organizations and labor unions in key high-risk sectors, the Solidarity Center will coordinate, support, mentor and build the capacity of the local partners in Mombasa to provide vital protection services to trafficking victims, reduce the vulnerability of high-risk groups to trafficking, and increase the coordination between service providers, other counter trafficking civil society organizations, and local law enforcement and government officials.

Website:

www.solidaritycenter.org

 

Country:

 

Liberia

Implementer:

World Hope International

Amount:

$294,700

Duration:

12 Months

Description:

This project is a continuation of a project funded in FY2005 in Sierra Leone and Liberia that aims to expand anti-trafficking education and public awareness and provide support to victims of trafficking. Activities to be conducted under this project are: (1) conducting 48 educational round tables; (2) producing and participating in anti-trafficking radio and drama programs; (3) establishing village parent groups, and linking these groups with area law enforcement; (4) coordinating a service provider network; and (5) preparing emergency survival kits for victims.

Website:

www.worldhope.org

 

Country:

 

Madagascar

Implementer:

DOJ-ICITAP

Amount:

$339,750

Duration:

18 Months

Description:

This program will increase the capacity of the Government of Madagascar to effectively fight child sexual exploitation. ICITAP will: (1) conduct a needs assessment of the police and criminal justice situation with regard to child sexual exploitation; (2) develop an inter-agency, multi-disciplinary course on child sexual exploitation; (3) assist the GOM to develop self-sustaining multi-disciplinary training programs for investigators, prosecutors, victim/witness specialists, community leaders, and local NGOs; (4) help the GOM create four regional task forces in high-risk locations with a concentration of tourist, as well as provide additional training and technical assistance to the task forces; and (5) assist the GOM to develop standard policies and procedures to improve enforcement capabilities. ICITIP will work in concert with OPDAT on this initiative.

Website:

www.usdoj.gov/criminal/opdat

 

Country:

 

Nigeria

Implementer:

DOJ-ICITAP

Amount:

$125,000

Duration:

12 Months

Description:

ICITAP will work in coordination with the USAID-funded ABA Nigeria to train the Anti-Trafficking in Persons Police Unit (NAPTIP) to combat trafficking. ICITAP will provide technical assistance to the NAPTIP senior officers and investigators on police skills, victim assistance/rescue and identification, as well as evidence collection and police-prosecutorial relationships. OPDAT will provide assistance to ICITAP and the American Bar Association through its Department of State-funded legal advisor on corruption.

Website:

www.usdoj.gov/criminal/opdat

 

Country:

 

Senegal

Implementer:

DOJ-ICITAP

Amount:

$200,000

Duration:

12 Months

Description:

The purpose of this project is to reinforce the police unit dedicated to investigating and prosecuting human trafficking cases in Senegal. ICITAP will work with the police to create a two-day training that provides a general overview on TIP that can be offered to law enforcement officers in all agencies. ICITAP will also provide direct support to investigators working on TIP cases. An additional focus will be to develop standard operating procedures for investigating and dismantling organized TIP rings.

Website:

www.usdoj.gov/criminal/opdat

 

Country:

 

Sierra Leone

Implementer:

Center for Victims of Torture

Amount:

$300,000

Duration:

18 Months

Description:

Center for Victims of Torture will work operational in Freetown and Koidu, to build: knowledge of effects of TIP and other related human rights abuses on individuals and communities, and mental health and mental health services; specialized capacity within Sierra Leonean institutions to broaden knowledge of mental health and skills in treating survivors of TIP; mental health and trauma treatment skills through ongoing intensive training of Psychosocial Counselors (PSCs); and provision of direct mental health counseling services to highly traumatized survivors of trafficking. CVT expects to provide intensive training to 16 psychosocial counselors and individual or group counseling to 540 victims.

Website:

www.cvt.org

 

Country:

 

South Africa

Implementer:

United Nations Office on Drugs and Crime (UNODC)

Amount:

$272,350

Duration:

12 Months

Description:

This project will strengthen the technical and legal capacity of the drafting national authorities of Southern African Development Community (SADC) Member States in the ratification and domestication of the Protocol to Prevent, Suppress and Punish Trafficking in Persons, especially Women and Children. The focus will be on harmonizing relevant legislation across the region to ensure more effective cooperation. Activities include: (1) carrying out in-depth national legal assessments in each country; (2) providing regular legal advice for law commissions/drafting commissions in at least eight SADC Member States; (3) supporting the establishment and capacity-building of specialized national institutional units which will serve as authorities in charge of international cooperation issues; (4) supporting the drafting of national policy, such as national action programs against TIP in at least eight SADC Member States; and (5) developing training tools, such as manuals for police, prosecutors, and judges, to assist them in applying the newly adopted legislation.

Website:

www.unodc.org

 

Country:

 

Uganda

Implementer:

DOJ-ICITAP

Amount:

$500,000

Duration:

24 Months

Description:

ICITAP will provide training and technical assistance to Criminal Investigation Division (CID) investigators of the Uganda Police Force (UPF) in the six districts most impacted by human trafficking: Kampala, Busia, Arua, Kalangala, Mbale, and Mbarara. ICITAP will seek to coordinate training activities with the UPF’s Child and Family Protection Unit, and conduct public awareness and outreach assistance through UPF’s pre-established community policing vehicles.

Website:

www.usdoj.gov/criminal/opdat/

 

Country:

 

Zambia

Implementer:

IOM

Amount:

$200,000

Duration:

12 Months

Description:

IOM will conduct capacity-building activities to make Zambia’s efforts to combat trafficking both independent and sustainable. The three main program activities are: (1) training workshops for law enforcement agencies, which will include a series of one- and two-day workshops to be held in the country’s eight provinces; (2) develop a national learning standard on the issue of trafficking in conjunction with the Government of Zambia and Interpol/SARPCCO, which will include training curricula on TIP for the Ministries of Home Affairs and Legal Affairs; and (3) provide legal and strategic support to assist GOZ to draft anti-trafficking legislation and a national, multi-year counter-trafficking strategy.

Website:

www.iom.int

 

East Asia and Pacific Region

Country:

Burma

Implementer:

Save the Children UK

Amount:

$99,700

Duration:

12 Months

Description:

Save the Children will work in four townships of Mandalay State to develop community-based child protection systems, focused on prevention to assist trafficked children returning through the repatriation process, in-country migrant children, children in prostitution, and children of migrant workers who have left them alone.  Project includes working with NGOs, community-based organizations; conducting awareness campaigns on trafficking, children’s rights, and child protection; and developing protection and reintegration procedures for trafficked children.

Website:

www.savethechildren.org.uk

 

Country:

 

Cambodia

Implementer:

Mith Samlahn

Amount:

$129,550

Duration:

18 Months

Description:

Mith Samlanh will work with at-risk youth to provide information regarding safe migration; provide support to street children located in Phnom Penh at-risk of trafficking, as assist with the reintegration of at-risk youth by setting up an outreach network to source provinces.

Website:

www.streetfriends.org

 

Country:

 

Cambodia

Implementer:

DOJ/OPDAT

Amount:

$200,000

Duration:

12 Months

Description:

Department of Justice will provide training to prosecutors, judges, and court officials on trafficking cases, how to work with victims, and various charges that may be levied against traffickers, brothel owners, or exploitative employers.

Website:

www.usdoj.gov/criminal/opdat/

 

Country:

 

East Timor

Implementer:

IOM

Amount:

$149,500

Duration:

6 Months

Description:

The recent civil unrest is increasing Timor’s vulnerability to trafficking, especially with Internally Displaced Persons (IDPs). The proposed project will: 1) develop and implement a broad awareness-raising campaign also targeting at-risk Timorese populations and their protective social networks; 2) conduct training an awareness-raising activities for police, lawyers, judiciary, NGO and Dili-based embassy staff and Timorese consular offices, member of Suco Councils and other relevant Government staff; and 3) transfer skills of IOM staff to Alola Foundation staff through a scheme of mentoring, close coordination and joint planning.

Website:

www.iom.int

 

Country:

 

Indonesia

Implementer:

DOJ/OPDAT

Amount:

$233,200

Duration:

12 Months

Description:

In Sumatra, DOJ will provide training on trafficking prosecutions, including case development, case management, victim witness suspect interviewing techniques and courtroom skills.

Website:

www.usdoj.gov/criminal/opdat/

 

Country:

 

Indonesia

Implementer:

ACILS/International Catholic Migration Commission (ICMC)

Amount:

$400,000

Duration:

12 Months

Description:

ACILS and ICMC will work to mobilize government and civil society in an underrepresented area of eastern Indonesia/Papua and support local non-governmental organizations in raising awareness, building capacity, and providing assistance.

Website:

www.solidaritycenter.org

 

Country:

 

Indonesia

Implementer:

The Asia Foundation (TAF)

Amount:

$200,000

Duration:

12 Months

Description:

TAF will focus its activities on communities in West and East Java to support and upgrade safe houses and enhance coordination between civil society, local government and law enforcement.

Website:

www.asiafoundation.org

 

Country:

 

Laos

Implementer:

World Vision

Amount:

$300,000

Duration:

24 Months

Description:

World Vision will work collaboratively with the Ministry of Labor and Social Welfare to create the Voices of Victims Network, which will train former victims of trafficking to advise and educate potential migrants on safe migration, creating a network that will extend from village committees to schools to migration hubs in Laos and Thailand. The project will 1) provide a grassroots, trustworthy source of information for migrants and access to resources along their migration route in order to reduce vulnerability to trafficking, and 2) train and mentor Lao government workers at local, provincial, and national levels, to support anti-trafficking.

Website:

www.worldvision.org

 

Country:

 

Mongolia

Implementer:

TAF

Amount:

$300,000

Duration:

24 months

Description:

The Asia Foundation will work to enhance Mongolia’s nascent anti-trafficking efforts by building local counterpart capacity to assist victims, by strengthen legislation and relevant government agencies charged with combating trafficking and corruption, and by supporting local civil society institutions to provide rehabilitation and reintegration of victims. Presently there are no shelters for victims of trafficking in Mongolia. TAF will work with civil society to develop and expand services for victims of trafficking. TAF will convene an anti-trafficking working group comprised of public, private and civil society representatives to take a leading role in building institutional capacity and strength in relevant government agencies through workshops, seminar, and conferences for judges, prosecutors and police border guards. The results of this project include expanded shelter facilities for trafficking victims enhanced government understanding and coordination in combating trafficking and trained criminal justice officials.

Website:

www.asiafoundation.org

 

Country:

 

Philippines

Implementer:

TAF

Amount:

$294,350

Duration:

24 Months

Description:

TAF and the Visayan Forum will expand shelter and transit center capacities in strategic airports in the Philippines; broadcast media campaigns; strengthen capacity of local NGOs and local government efforts to combat trafficking in persons.

Website:

www.asiafoundation.org

 

Country:

 

Philippines

Implementer:

Verite’

Amount:

$141,400

Duration:

18 Months

Description:

A high percentage of the over one million Philippine men and women who go overseas annually to work as domestic servants or in the construction and garment industries are subjected to conditions of involuntary servitude. Verite’s project will gather information on Philippine men trafficked for these industries through interviews, focus groups-that include returned foreign contract workers- and case studies. The project will also explore how the practices of legal recruiters and employment agents contribute to human trafficking, and provide recommendations for the Philippine government on specific interventions that will assist trafficked males. Verite’ also plans to hold a symposium for U.S. and Philippine government officers, NGO’s, trade unions, and corporate representatives to enhance awareness and discuss policy solution for all the relevant stake holders.

Website:

www.verite.org

 

Country:

 

Philippines

Implementer:

ACILS

Amount:

$296,600

Duration:

12 Months

Description:

ACILS will work to strengthen capacity among government, NGOs and community groups to combat labor trafficking; enhance cooperation among government ministries, trade unions and other NGOs; and assist in collecting documentation, building cases, encouraging rescue of trafficking victims, and providing assistance with repatriation and rehabilitation.

Website:

www.solidaritycenter.org

 

Country:

 

Thailand

Implementer:

ACILS

Amount:

$304,900

Duration:

18 Months

Description:

ACILS will raise awareness among Burmese migrant workers on safe migration and the prevention of trafficking in collaboration with the Federation of Trade Unions of Burma. ACILS will also establish a community radio broadcasting program from radio stations in ethnic languages. ACILS will also establish a legal aid center to provide legal counseling, translation services, referral to government and community rehabilitation services, and provide documentation in the prosecution of traffickers. ACILS will also support three ethnic trade unions and six local NGOs along the Thai-Burma border to conduct prevention activities and assist in the reintegration of victims.

Website:

www.solidaritycenter.org

 

Country:

 

Vietnam

Implementer:

Catholic Relief Services (CRS)

Amount:

$185,000

Duration:

12 Months

Description:

Catholic Relief Services will work to enhance local capacity to combat trafficking in two districts of Vinh Long province by supporting capacity building and training seminars of officials, supporting a media campaign, and support for at-risk families that includes economic empowerment.

Website:

www.crs.org

 

Country:

 

Vietnam

Implementer:

IOM

Amount:

$260,000

Duration:

18 Months

Description:

IOM will work in six provinces in Vietnam (Ha Giang, Lao Cai, Lang Son, Quang Ninh, An Giang and Dong Thap) to increase law enforcement capacity to combat trafficking in persons. Specifically, the project will provide training for border officials to improve victim assistance and establish a victim legal assistance fund to encourage prosecution.

Website:

www.iom.int

 

Country:

 

EAP Region

Implementer:

International Labour Organization (ILO)

Amount:

$200,000

Duration:

12 Months

Description:

ILO will work with employers’ groups in China, Mongolia, and Vietnam to enhance their understanding of forced labor and develop codes of practice that will include forced labor monitoring benchmarks; conducting a public awareness campaign; training for law enforcement officials – particularly labor inspectors; and adapting the code of practice for recruitment agencies sending workers abroad.

Website:

www.ilo.org

 

Europe and Eurasia Region

Country:

Russia

Implementer:

MiraMed Institute

Amount:

$180,000

Duration:

12 Months

Description:

This project was revised to focus solely on the work of MiraMed, in accordance with extensive discussions with AID, EUR, and the Embassy. In order to provide the current informal network of rehabilitated trafficking survivors with the tools needed to grow into a well-developed, powerful, cross-regional support and advocacy coalition, MiraMed will work with trafficking survivors, NGO partners, and government agencies of Moscow Oblast to build support groups, produce a survivors’ resource website, provide on-site advocacy training at regional forums including working groups with the Ministry of Internal Affairs, and hold a victim advocacy event in Moscow that highlights survivors’ voices.

Website:

www.miramedinstitute.org

 

Country:

 

EUR Region

Implementer:

Coalition Against Trafficking in Women (CAT-W)

Amount:

$152,000

Duration:

12 Months

Description:

This project contests the increasing trend in Europe to separate prostitution and trafficking. Both Bulgaria and Romania accede to the European Union in January 2007 and are now confronting the same pressures to legalize the sex industry as other new accession countries in Europe. This proposal builds on a former CATW project implemented in 13 countries in Europe that addressed gaps in current anti-trafficking programs and policies by addressing gender equality, the demand, and the links between trafficking and prostitution. Romania will implement media trainings; conduct seminars and trainings with representatives of key state institutions; draft and promote a new law on prostitution following the Swedish model; organize networks representing various political parties in the Romanian Parliament, as well lawyers and judges, able to contribute to the proposed legislation. Bulgaria will conduct round tables to examine the obstacles to successful implementation of the Bulgarian Law for Combating Trafficking in Human Beings; hold a seminar focused on links between trafficking and prostitution with MPs, representatives of governmental institutions, local authorities and NGOs; and conduct public awareness campaigns. Finally, a public conference will be organized with Bulgarian and Romanian authorities/MPs and institutions and international experts to address legalization trends, the demand and to create future actions.

Website:

www.catwinternational.org

 

Near East Region

Country:

Israel

Implementer:

Ka LaOved

Amount:

$154,000

Duration:

24 Months

Description:

Kav La Oved and the South East Asia-based Center for Migrant Advocacy will collaborate to combat trafficking from SE Asia to Israel for labor exploitation. Kav LaOved will provide information for dissemination in Thailand and the Philippines about labor rights, relevant Israeli laws, NGOs, and enforcement agencies to prospective workers through local partner organizations, local media, and Israeli embassies. In addition they will collect information on local traffickers and recruiters, illegal placement fees, and claims against Israeli traffickers and employers on behalf of workers expelled from Israel. In Israel, Ka LaOved will provide guidance and legal representation to foreign workers with employers, authorities and courts as well as disseminate information about workers rights.

Website:

www.kavlaoved.org.il

 

Country:

 

Israel

Implementer:

Amnesty International Israel Branch

Amount:

$105,000

Duration:

12 Months

Description:

Amnesty International will expand its ongoing educational programs for 10,000 students in 75 schools throughout Israel regarding human rights to create and implement a new educational program to develop awareness and activism about trafficking among teenagers and young adults. In addition to the school program, AI will also educate Israeli Defense Force soldiers and police units within the Immigration Authority. The goal of this program is to strengthen civil and military commitment to preventing trafficking for sexual and labor exploitation.

Website:

www.amnesty.org

 

Country:

 

Israel

Implementer:

Isha L’Isha

Amount:

$100,000

Duration:

12 Months

Description:

Isha L’Isha will partner with an NGO in Russia (the St. Petersburg INGI Crisis Center for Women) and in Uzbekistan (Istiqbolli Avlod) to sponsor a site-visit aimed at increasing cooperation among law enforcement, government officials, and NGOs from the three countries in preventing trafficking, supporting reintegration, and in apprehending traffickers. During the troika, participants will receive in-depth briefings about the trafficking situation and routes from police officers, prosecutors, representatives from the Ministries of Justice and Defense, the Knesset, the Immigration Authority, trafficking survivors, and foreign diplomats.

Website:

www.isha.org.il

 

Country:

 

Jordan

Implementer:

ILO

Amount:

$299,620

Duration:

12 Months

Description:

International Labor Organization will work to increase awareness and the capacity of Jordanian government officials to combat labor trafficking and forced labor in the Qualified Industrial Zones by providing training and technical assistance. ILO will provide training material in Arabic on how to identify forced labor and trafficking; organize a two-day seminar for participants from the Ministries of Labor, Justice, and Interior, representatives from the legislature and judiciary, from the employer and worker organizations, NGOs, and the diplomatic community; and provide intensive training for law enforcement on recognizing trafficking victims and pursuing criminal prosecutions against traffickers. ILO will assist the government in establishing an inter-ministerial coordination body to enhance criminal investigation and prosecution of trafficking. The results of this project include 128 trained law enforcement officers, improved coordination between the Ministries of Labor, Justice, and Interior, and increased understanding of trafficking for labor exploitation.

Website:

www.ilo.org

 

Country:

 

Lebanon

Implementer:

ICMC (Casitas Migrant Center)

Amount:

$367,400

Duration:

12 Months

Description:

IOM, International Catholic Migration Commission (ICMC) and Caritas will continue collaborate with IOM in operating a safe house that provides shelter for female trafficking victims in Beirut. In addition, the project will pursue new opportunities to provide legal representation to victims; improve outreach and information sharing among government officials and the public.

Website:

www.icmc.net

 

Country:

 

Syria

Implementer:

IOM

Amount:

$162,050

Duration:

12 Months

Description:

IOM will assist the Syrian government in developing comprehensive anti-trafficking legislation that will strengthen the capacity of law enforcement officials to protect and assist victims and prosecute the traffickers. The legislation will criminalize trafficking in persons.

Website:

www.iom.int

 

Country:

 

Yemen

Implementer:

United Nations Children's Fund (UNICEF)

Amount:

$310,000

Duration:

24 Months

Description:

UNICEF will continue its work in Yemen to combat child trafficking by providing assistance to the government in establishing a national committee on child trafficking; completing the draft of a national action plan; raising public awareness on child trafficking along the borders and among vulnerable populations; drafting standard national shelter management guidelines; building the capacity of existing resources in managing care centers for child trafficking victims at the government and national levels; and identifying and implementing feasible return and reintegration schemes for child victims.

Website:

www.unicef.org

 

South and Central Asia Region

Country:

Afghanistan

Implementer:

IOM

Amount:

$277,100

Duration:

12 Months

Description:

IOM will work to create a sustainable link between the media in Afghanistan and the Ministry of Women’s Affairs to engage in mass information campaigns to reduce the exposure of women and children to trafficking; training to members of the media and organize a train-the-trainer for staff representing all provincial branches of the Ministry of Women’s Affairs. The Ministry of Women’s Affairs officials will report individual cases to law enforcement authorities and refer victims to appropriate agencies for assistance.

Website:

www.iom.int

 

Country:

 

Bangladesh

Implementer:

IOM (Daywalka Foundation)

Amount:

$143,400

Duration:

12 Months

Description:

IOM will continue to collaborate with the Daywalka Foundation to increase capacity of the Bangladesh Thematic Group (with representatives from government ministries, police, other international organizations, and NGOs working to combat trafficking in persons) by ramping up activities of the Women/Children’s Security Resource Center in Dhaka. The Thematic group and Center will undertake activities including: public awareness among potential migrants about safe migration and trafficking with the distribution of easy-to-read pamphlets, posts, group orientation, targeted mass media, school-based programs, and community workshops. In addition, the Thematic Group and Center will work to address demand factors driving trafficking. IOM and Daywalka will conduct outreach to female law enforcement officers to increase their skills in assisting with trafficking cases.

Website:

www.iom.int

 

Country:

 

India

Implementer:

CRS (Catholic Relief Services)

Amount:

$299,100

Duration:

24 Months

Description:

CRS will support prevention efforts in 100 villages in Chhattisgarh and Jharkhand through the establishment of community –based tracking programs supported by law enforcement. In the destination and source areas, with mentoring from leading national organizations in anti-trafficking, four shelter homes will meet Minimum Standards of institutional care and support and two centers will provide quality care to returning victims. Advocacy efforts will promote the adoption of Minimum Standards by all shelter homes in the destination areas and ensure that Government anti-trafficking resources are utilized effectively and existing laws are enforced.

Website:

www.crs.org

 

Country:

 

India

Implementer:

Free the Slaves

Amount:

$380,000

Duration:

24 Months

Description:

This grant will continue and expand Free the Slaves’ activities in the states of Bihar and Uttar Pradesh to rescue and rehabilitate trafficked children. Training events will be held at the state and district levels for police prosecutors, medical officers, government officials, the medical, and relevant NGO’s. The training events will cover a ranger of ZTIP-related topics including: Indian laws and international standards against trafficking, how to identify victims of IP activities; and the rights of trafficked persons and how to endure their protections.

Website:

www.freetheslaves.net

 

Country:

 

India

Implementer:

International Justice Mission (IJM)

Amount:

$440,767

Duration:

12 months

Description:

G/TIP has been funding a IJM project in India since FY 2004. Currently IJM is focusing on building up its Operational Field Presence (OPF) in additional Indian states. Its main activities include conducting undercover investigations of trafficking operations; assisting local authorities in rescuing victims; partnering with the Government of India on prosecution strategies and the provision of after care services to survivors of trafficking.

Website:

www.ijm.org

 

Country:

 

India

Implementer:

United Nations Development Fund for Women (UNIFEM)

Amount:

$380,650

Duration:

12 Months

Description:

UNIFEM’s sub-grantees will work to combat trafficking of children for domestic servitude and exploitative labor in 21 states of India, particularly working with tribal communities through public awareness programs, formation of village level committees to prevent trafficking, and rehabilitative assistance for victims; will expand its shelter and transit home and provide vocational training, legal assistance and repatriation services to victims. In addition, it will conduct public awareness to sensitize local authorities, the judiciary and local communities; will organize migrant women at risk of trafficking into self-help groups in the Hyderabad area, provide workshops on trafficking and labor rights, and prevent the victimization of vulnerable populations; and will provide initial psychiatric assessments and counseling for victims in the immediate aftermath of rescue in Delhi.

Website:

www.unifem.org

 

Country:

 

Nepal

Implementer:

Save the Children (Maiti Nepal)

Amount:

$196,750

Duration:

12 Months

Description:

Save the Children and Maiti Nepal will strengthen and expand community-based anti-trafficking strategies through awareness initiatives and safe migration initiative in source and transit communities. In addition, they will build capacity by working with the district anti-trafficking committee formed by the Ministry of Women, Children and Social Welfare. STC and Maiti Nepal will also provide training to ward and district level law enforcement officials.

Website:

www.savethechildren.org

 

Country:

 

Nepal

Implementer:

Daywalka Foundation

Amount:

$465,360

Duration:

12 Months

Description:

Daywalka will provide training for Women’s Cell officers that will focus on the investigation and proper handling of trafficking cases. The project also includes the construction of a separate Women and Child Service Center at the Central Level Police District Headquarters in Kathmandu and provision of technical assistance in the form of a van, digital and video cameras, fax machines and cell phones for the police unit.

Website:

www.daywalka.org

 

Country:

 

Pakistan

Implementer:

ACILS

Amount:

$250,000

Duration:

12 Months

Description:

ACILS will work to support enforceable anti-trafficking codes of conduct and to implement effective anti-trafficking measures and build coalitions with and between government, NGO, and international agencies, including trade unions. The project will develop new mechanism for preventing labor exploitation and encouraging safe migration and empower workers and communities to prevent trafficking through better information and training for those considering migrating for employment. ACILS will conduct six one-day workshops (one with each of the provincial assemblies, the National Assembly and the Senate to review trends on trafficking of intended domestic and international labor migrants, current laws and regulations on domestic and international migrant labor, and possible additional legislation to strengthen oversight of the labor industry.

Website:

www.solidaritycenter.org

 

Country:

 

Pakistan

Implementer:

IOM

Amount:

$78,500

Duration:

12 Months

Description:

IOM will provide specialized training for members of the judiciary, lawyers and legal rights NGOs to increase capacity to combat trafficking in persons. Training will be done in a collaborative manner with representatives from the Ministry of Interior and NGOs active in legal fields. A special workshop will be held for the training of participants and the media to discuss issues related to trafficking and how to report on it in a humane, victim-centered manner.

Website:

www.iom.int

 

Country:

 

Sri Lanka

Implementer:

IOM

Amount:

$300,000

Duration:

12 Months

Description:

IOM will support the Sri Lankan authorities to combat trafficking by: helping law enforcement and judiciary structures more effectively prevent and act against trafficking crimes; providing support to legislators to draft and enact effective legislation; providing protection and reintegration assistance through the provision of services to victims of trafficking.

Website:

www.iom.int

 

Western Hemisphere Region

Country:

Belize

Implementer:

Government of Belize

Amount:

$80,750

Duration:

36 months

Description:

This project will build the capacity of the Ministry of Human Development’s trafficking assistance program, with a focus on victim rehabilitation, shelter, training, and prevention. This project will work to improve victim care, expand shelter capacity, support public awareness campaigns, assist with victim rehabilitation and reintegration programs, and increase the capacity of the government and non-governmental organizations to fight trafficking.

Website:

www.governmentofbelize.gov.bz

 

Country:

 

Bolivia

Implementer:

IOM

Amount:

$92,350

Duration:

12 Months

Description:

Through this project, 1000 municipal government employees will be trained to handle reintegration cases and include them in their agencies’ annual operative plans. The multidisciplinary teams will include professionals in the areas of psychology, social work, and law. Enhanced reintegration services will support victims in filing lawsuits against their traffickers.

Website:

www.iom.int

 

Country:

 

Brazil

Implementer:

Partners of the Americas

Amount:

$175,000

Duration:

18 Months

Description:

Partners of the Americas will increase access to the judicial system for TIP victims and their families. This project will train prosecutors, attorneys, legal aid groups, psychologists, and social workers to prepare and accompany TIP victims through the judicial process. The expected result is an increase in the number of victims who participate through court proceedings and the number of TIP cases brought before the courts.

Website:

www.partners.net

 

Country:

 

Ecuador

Implementer:

Government of Ecuador (National Police)

Amount:

$105,000

Duration:

12 months

Description:

This project will equip the designated lead TIP agency, DINAPEN, to perform its duties more effectively and will integrate intelligence and information activities with those of the vetted intelligence unit (COAC), as appropriate. The majority of the project costs are for equipment, to enable more effective investigations and enforcement. The operational costs will be absorbed by the National Police or another GOE agency after the unit demonstrates its effectiveness.

Website:

http://www.abanet.org/rol/latin_america/ecuador

 

Country:

 

Ecuador

Implementer:

Fundacion Amauta

Amount:

$86,350

Duration:

12 Months

Description:

Fundacion Amauta will refurbish a transit shelter for TIP victims, including those who return to Ecuador and are awaiting reunion with their families. Amauta expects to reintegrate 200 TIP victims and educate 3,000 people regarding TIP in the shelter’s first year of operation. This project will also serve to train families and victims in micro-credit businesses and provide psychological services and legal assistance.

 

Country:

 

Guyana

Implementer:

DOJ/OPDAT

Amount:

$163,000

Duration:

12 Months

Description:

This project will provide technical assistance to increase the capacity of Guyana’s criminal justice system. It will strengthen the institutional capacity to investigate, prosecute, and adjudicate cases. One component will consist of a series of workshops in which U.S. experts assist their Guyanese counterparts create an Operations and Tactics Handbook, describing the best practices for investigators, prosecutors, border officials, and service providers. This handbook will become the core document for the training of other law enforcement officials. Other activities include public affairs events and awareness programs for students.

Website:

www.usdoj.gov/criminal/opdat/

 

Country:

 

Haiti

Implementer:

Pan-American Development Foundation

Amount:

$250,850

Duration:

12 Months

Description:

This project is designed to complement an anti-TIP project that has been funded by USAID since 2003. This project aims to prevent TIP between Haiti and Dominican Republican through four major activities: (1) creation of a cross-border task force to improve bi-national advocacy for improved migration policies; (2) assess and improve border monitoring by creating a bi-national border watch program; (3) strengthen cross-border civil society and local government capacity to provide shelter and services for repatriated victims, including children and sex trafficking victims; and (4) conduct a border-area media campaign in Spanish and Creole.

Website:

www.padf.org

 

Country:

 

Jamaica

Implementer:

United States Agency for International Development(USAID)

Amount:

$244,000

Duration:

24 Months

Description:

This project seeks provide better sheltering and protection for TIP victims, as well as increase the efficacy of government-run hotlines for reporting TIP cases. To support the first activity, NGOs currently providing crisis services and shelter to family violence victims will be assessed and assisted in expanding to also serve TIP victims. The hotlines will then be linked to those NGOs, to ensure that information is relayed to the callers about safety issues, services available to TIP victims, and case referrals.

Website:

www.usaid.gov

 

Country:

 

Mexico

Implementer:

USAID

Amount:

$175,000

Duration:

12 Months

Description:

This project will provide training for NGOs, immigration detention officers, and police on how to identify TIP victims held in detention facilities. It will include training on TIP, victim impact, victim interviewing skills, and services for victims. The 3-day training will be conducted in 3 locations: Tijuana, Mexico City, and Tapachula.

Website:

www.usaid.gov

 

Country:

 

Mexico

Implementer:

ABA/CEELI

Amount:

$150,000

Duration:

12 Months

Description:

The American Bar Association Rule of Law Initiative’s Human trafficking Assessment Tool (HTAT) will be implemented in the following regions in Mexico; the Federal District( Mexico City), Chihuahua, Quintana Roo, Baja California, Guerrerro, Oaxaca, TIaxacala, and Chiapas. The HTAT will provide the necessary information for Mexican government authorities, law enforcement, civil society organizations, and other key stake holders to reform their laws and overall efforts such that they can better combat trafficking in Mexico and uphold their obligations under the Palermo Protocol. The HTAT’s two-part analysis will focus on Mexico’s anti-trafficking legislation as well as policies and programs designed to investigate and prosecute TIP cases, protect and assist victims and prevention TIP

Website:

www.abanet.org/rol/latin_america/mexico

 

Country:

 

Mexico

Implementer:

CAT-W

Amount:

$100,000

Duration:

12 Months

Description:

Building on previous efforts, CATW-LAC, in cooperation with the Gender and Justice Program of the UN Institute for Crime Prevention (ILANUD), will organize online training courses for participants from national or public security agencies in Mexico, as well as local and federal law enforcement agencies. Courses will emphasize the gendered nature of sex trafficking, the need for victims to have access to protection and services, and the role of demand in promoting sex trafficking. Trainings and services, and the role of demand in promoting sex trafficking. Trainings will also generate a victim protection protocol and a code of conduct relating to demand and the proper treatment of victims.

Website:

www.catwinternational.org

 

Country:

 

Nicaragua

Implementer:

DOJ-OPDAT

Amount:

$84,170

Duration:

24 months

Description:

This project will provide technical assistance to increase the capacity of Nicaragua’s criminal justice system. It will strengthen the institutional capacity to investigate, prosecute, and adjudicate cases. One component will consist of a series of workshops in which U.S. experts assist their Nicaraguan counterparts create an Operations and Tactics Handbook, describing the best practices for investigators, prosecutors, border officials, and service providers. This handbook will then become the core document with which to conduct further trainings. OPDAT will also assist the Nicaragua Prosecutor’s Office to establish victim/witness services, and will organize a conference for officials from Nicaragua and its bordering countries to discuss improving cooperation and coordination in transnational TIP cases.

Website:

www.usdoj.gov/criminal/opdat/

 

Country:

 

Panama

Implementer:

Government of Panama (Office of the Attorney General)

Amount:

$125,000

Duration:

12 months

Description:

This project will support training for investigators, prosecutors, and social workers who are responsible for TIP cases in Panama. Funding for new equipment, such as computers, faxes, and digital cameras, will allow prosecutors to share information and process cases more efficiently and effectively.

Website:

 

Country:

 

Peru

Implementer:

Sisters of Adoration

Amount:

$98,700

Duration:

24 Months

Description:

Sisters of Adoration (SOA) will conduct a number of activities to increase their capacity, as well as the capacity of others to identify and assist trafficking victims. SOA will develop a prevention and protection model for use by live-in rehabilitation centers, and produce a replication manual. SOA will also double their capacity to work with adolescent girls at the live-in center in Callao and the day centers in Lima and Chiclayo, and expand their job-skills training center.

 

Country:

 

Peru

Implementer:

Accion Por Los Ninos

Amount:

$100,000

Duration:

12 Months

Description:

Accion por los Ninos will educate local government officials in the 25 municipalities of the Lima-Callao Metro area. An additional target audience is civil society organizations and NGOs working in the fields of health, education, women’s issues, and family violence, which will be trained on victim identification and services. APN will also coordinate with the Peru Interagency Committee on TIP, which was established in 2004.

 

Country:

 

Suriname

Implementer:

DOJ/OPDAT

Amount:

$110,000

Duration:

36 Months

Description:

This project will provide technical assistance to increase the capacity of Suriname’s justice system. It will strengthen the institutional capacity to investigate, prosecute, and adjudicate cases. Specifically, OPDAT will develop a program to sensitize Surinamese prosecutors to the issue of trafficking, and assist with the development of a best practices handbook. OPDAT will also begin a multi-phase program to promote bilateral inter-governmental cooperation, which will involve multiple digital videoconferences and a bilateral visit to one of the source countries. This project will also support the development of a public awareness program.

Website:

www.usdoj.gov/criminal/opdat/

 

Country:

 

WHA Region

Implementer:

End Child Prostitution, Child Pornography and Trafficking of Children for Sexual Purposes (ECPAT)

Amount:

$299,550

Duration:

24 Months

Description:

ECPAT-USA will continue to expand the extremely successful FY04 G/TIP-funded Project Children in Tourism (PCT) Project throughout Quintana Roo, Mexico by: incorporating additional training for public authorities, develop and disseminate additional materials, and consolidating the monitoring of the Code of Conduct in Belize. The PCT Project promotes the Code of Conduct for the Protection of Children from, Commercial Sexual Exploitation in Travel in Tourism, educates tourist, government officials, and industry officials about how to end child sex tourism, and provides resources to the industry and to governments to participate in ending this form of child abuse.

Website:

www.ecpat.net

 

Country:

 

WHA Region

Implementer:

IOM

Amount:

$90,000

Duration:

12 months

Description:

This project will further national and regional capacities to combat TIP through the development of model counter-TIP legislation for the Caribbean region and the provision of technical assistance to ensure successful implementation. An additional focus will be placed on building regional collaboration and cooperation with respect to victim identification and assistance, extradition, witness protection, investigation and information sharing, and prosecution.

Website:

www.iom.int

 

Country:

 

WHA Region

Implementer:

Organization of American States (OAS)

Amount:

$298,800

Duration:

24 Months

Description:

This project will focus on capacity-building for the prevention of TIP and consular protection aimed at training, raising awareness, and improving international cooperation among the ministries of foreign affairs in nine Latin American countries. It will inform specifically on providing consular advice and protection to their nationals abroad. The nine countries are: Dominican Republic; Bolivia; Ecuador; Paraguay; Peru; Guatemala; Nicaragua; Honduras; and Haiti.

Website:

www.oas.org

 

Global Projects

Country:

N/A

Implementer:

IOM

Amount:

$223,173

Duration:

24 months

Description:

IOM will conduct four regional sessions of its highly regarded two-week anti-TIP training program for groups of law enforcement officials across the criminal justice continuum (border guards, police, prosecutors and judges) from 16 countries selected from four targeted regions: central America, the Caribbean, South America, and Africa. The training will build relationships among participants from each country as well as demonstrate the importance of coordination across borders. The focus will include investigation, interviewing, victim protection, law enforcement and NGO cooperation, and international anti-trafficking agreements. Funding will be provided to IOM for its expert trainers and proven curriculum and to INL’s International Law Enforcement Academy (ILEA) program to support student participation and site costs.

Website:

www.iom.int

 

Country:

 

N/A

Implementer:

International Law Enforcement Academy (ILEA)

Amount:

$272,938

Duration:

24 months

Description:

IOM will conduct four regional sessions of its highly regarded two-week anti-TIP training program for groups of law enforcement officials across the criminal justice continuum (border guards, police, prosecutors and judges) from 16 countries selected from four targeted regions: central America, the Caribbean, South America, and Africa. The training will build relationships among participants from each country as well as demonstrate the importance of coordination across borders. The focus will include investigation, interviewing, victim protection, law enforcement and NGO cooperation, and international anti-trafficking agreements. Funding will be provided to IOM for its expert trainers and proven curriculum and to INL’s International Law Enforcement Academy (ILEA) program to support student participation and site costs.

Website:

www.state.gov/p/inl/ilea

 

Country:

 

N/A

Implementer:

Italian Union of Major Superiors

Amount:

$51,000

Duration:

12 months

Description:

USMI will conduct an anti-trafficking in persons training seminar for 30 nuns active in the field of combating human trafficking in 25 countries, including Albania, Croatia, Romania, Slovenia, Ukraine, Mexico, Colombia, Peru, Ecuador, Ghana, Kenya, Nigeria, South Africa, India, Indonesia, and Thailand. The seminar will be implemented by the USMI in cooperation with the U.S. Embassy to the Holy See. The goals of the training are to strengthen the skills of these women religious, who are from source, transit, and destination countries, to combat TIP through multi-disciplinary, political, and strategic approaches; and to facilitate sharing and dissemination of best practices, including networking, following the seminar.

Website:

www.vatican.usembassy.gov

 

Country:

 

N/A

Implementer:

DOJ/OPDAT (Technical Assistance)

Amount:

$287,500

Duration:

24 Months

Description:

DOJ/OPDAT, in close consultation and coordination with G/TIP, will provide timely technical assistance and/or training to foreign governments on TIP legislation, improving the efficacy of investigations, and increasing convictions. Countries most in need of expeditious assistance will be identified by G/TIP, and DOJ/OPDAT will then dispatch the appropriate prosecutor(s) or law enforcement personnel to provide that assistance either on-site or via video-conferencing, telephone, and e-mail. The overarching goal of this program is to quickly and effectively support foreign governments in their anti-trafficking efforts and potentially improve their tier ranking. G/TIP expects to support 15 technical assistance consultations over the 2007 calendar year. Countries that are candidates to receive technical assistance include: Afghanistan, Algeria, Argentina, Armenia, Azerbaijan, Bahamas, Bahrain, Bangladesh, Belarus, Bolivia, Brazil, Brunei, Burma, Burundi, Cambodia, Cameroon, Central African Republic, Chad, China, Costa Rica, Cote d’Ivoire, Cyprus, Djibouti, Dominican Republic, Egypt, Equatorial Guinea, Estonia, Fiji, Gabon, The Gambia, Guatemala, Guyana, Honduras, India, Indonesia, Israel, Jamaica, Kazakhstan, Kenya, Kiribati, Kuwait, Kyrgyz Republic, Jordan, Libya, Macau, Malaysia, Mali, Mauritania, Moldova, Mongolia, Montenegro, Mozambique, Nicaragua, Nigeria, Oman, Pakistan, Papua New Guinea, Peru, Philippines, Qatar, Russia, Rwanda, Saudi Arabia, South Africa, Sri Lanka, Syria, Taiwan, Tajikistan, Thailand, Togo, Ukraine, United Arab Emirates, Uzbekistan. G/TIP will select countries to receive technical assistance based on the finalized ratings in the 2007 TIP Report.

Website:

www.usdoj.gov/criminal/opdat/

 

Country:

 

N/A

Implementer:

IOM (Technical Assistance)

Amount:

$463,300

Duration:

24 Months

Description:

IOM, in close consultation and coordination with G/TIP, will provide timely technical assistance and/or training to foreign governments and selected non-governmental organizations (NGOs) on prevention, protection, and prosecution issues. Possible topics for assistance are: victim assistance, including treatment, rehabilitation, and follow-up care; improving cross-border collaboration on criminal investigations and victim assistance; and increasing cooperative efforts between law enforcement and civil society. Countries most in need of expeditious assistance will be identified by G/TIP, and IOM will then dispatch the appropriate expert(s) to provide that assistance either on-site or via video-conferencing, telephone, and e-mail. The overarching goal of this program is to quickly and effectively support foreign governments in their anti-trafficking efforts and potentially improve their tier ranking. G/TIP expects to support 15 technical assistance consultations over the 2007 calendar year. Countries that are candidates to receive technical assistance include: Afghanistan, Algeria, Argentina, Armenia, Azerbaijan, Bahamas, Bahrain, Bangladesh, Belarus, Bolivia, Brazil, Brunei, Burma, Burundi, Cambodia, Cameroon, Central African Republic, Chad, China, Costa Rica, Cote d’Ivoire, Cyprus, Djibouti, Dominican Republic, Egypt, Equatorial Guinea, Estonia, Fiji, Gabon, The Gambia, Guatemala, Guyana, Honduras, India, Indonesia, Israel, Jamaica, Kazakhstan, Kenya, Kiribati, Kuwait, Kyrgyz Republic, Jordan, Libya, Macau, Malaysia, Mali, Mauritania, Mexico, Moldova, Mongolia, Montenegro, Mozambique, Nicaragua, Nigeria, Oman, Pakistan, Papua New Guinea, Peru, Philippines, Qatar, Russia, Rwanda, Saudi Arabia, South Africa, Sri Lanka, Syria, Taiwan, Tajikistan, Tanzania, Thailand, Togo, Ukraine, United Arab Emirates, Uzbekistan. G/TIP will select countries to receive technical assistance based on the finalized ratings in the 2007 TIP Report.

Website:

www.iom.int

 

Country:

 

SCA Global

Implementer:

International Finance Corporation/World Bank

Amount:

$350,000

Duration:

24 months

Description:

The funds will contribute to a larger World Bank initiative receiving funds from other donors totaling nearly $850,00. The project will assist in fostering reintegration of trafficking survivors through the development of sound entrepreneurial business models that provide viable employments opportunities for victims and attract other donors to support the expansion of this initiative. In Vietnam, Burkina Gaso, and Nepal, the IFC will conduct in-depth country appraisal to establish the viability of replication a successful business model with existing local organizations in each country. Once the appraisal is complete, the IFC will select the most appropriate business models for implementation with proposed local partners, create a development plan, and then provide training and technical assistance. The results of this project include the replication of successful employment models in one community in each country that provides employment opportunist for former victims.

Website:

www.ifc.org

 

RESEARCH PROJECTS

Country:

Nepal

Implementer:

Nepal Institute of Developmental Studies (Ganesh Gurung)

Amount:

$9,500

Duration:

4 Months

Description:

Ganesh Gurung will conduct data collection activities to attempt to find the nexus between trafficking and foreign employment of the Nepalese citizens and to document patters of foreign employment to determine vulnerabilities of migrant workers and trafficking victims. This data will help to fill information gaps previously identified by the G/TIP’s Reports Section, which will result in a fuller assessment of the TIP situation in Nepal.

Website:

www.nids.org.np

 

Country:

 

Serbia

Implementer:

Victimology Society of Serbia

Amount:

$145,150

Duration:

24 Months

Description:

The Victimology Society of Serbia will gather information on males trafficked to, through, and from Serbia. The project, which will build upon their previous work with male TIP victims, will include a review of official records, case files, and court proceedings as well as interviews with government officials, NGOs, victims, and possibly perpetrators. The project will result in recommendations for the Serbian government and other stake holders in the areas of protection, prevention, and prosecution.

Website:

www.vds.org.yu

 

Country:

 

East Africa

Implementer:

IOM East Africa

Amount:

$198,700

Duration:

12 Months

Description:

IOM’s project will gather information on male trafficking patterns between East Africa and South Africa, analyze the impact of the elevated construction demands in South Africa in advance of the 2010 World Cup, and examine the relationship among trafficking, smuggling, and migration. This project will provide the U.S. and the governments of Kenya, Somalia, Ethiopia, Tanzania, Mozambique, and South Africa with information concerning the modes and routes of transport, the forms of exploitation, the specific vulnerabilities of the source communities, and recommendations for prevention and protection. The information will also be useful for the Trafficking in Persons Report.

Website:

www.iom.int

 

ABBREVIATIONS

ABA-American Bar Association

ACILS- American Center for International Labor Solidarity

CAT-W Coalition against Trafficking in Women

CEELI-Central and East European Initiative

COAC-Anti-Coyote Operation Center

CRS- Catholic Relief Services

CVT- Centers for Victims of Torture

DOJ- Department of Justice

EPCPAT- End Child Prostitution, Child Pornography and Trafficking of Children for Sexual Purposes

G/Tip- Department of States Office to Monitor and Combat Trafficking in Persons (United States Government)

GOE- Government of Ecuador

ICITAP- International Criminal Investigative Assistance Training Program

ICMC- International Catholic Migration Commission

IFC- International Finance Corporation

IJM- International Justice Mission

ILEA- International Law Enforcement Academy

ILO- International Labor Organization

IOM- International Organization for Migration

NGO- Non Governmental Organization

OAS- Organization of American States

OPDAT- Office of Overseas Prosecutorial Development, Assistance, and Training

SOA-Sisters of Adoration

TAF- The Asia Foundation

UNICEF- United Nations Children’s Funds

UNIFEM – United Nations Development Fund for Women

UNODC- United Nations Office on Drugs and Crime

USAID- United States Agency for International Development


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