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Office to Monitor and Combat Trafficking in Persons


Our Mission

The TIP Office leads the Department’s global efforts to combat human trafficking through the prosecution of traffickers, the protection of victims, and the prevention of human trafficking by: objectively analyzing government efforts and identifying global trends, engaging in and supporting strategic bilateral and multilateral diplomacy, targeting foreign assistance to build sustainable capacity of governments and civil society, advancing the coordination of federal anti-trafficking policies across agencies, managing and leveraging operational resources to achieve strategic priorities, and engaging and partnering with civil society, the private sector, and the public to advance the fight against human trafficking.

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Policy Issues

International Programs

Foreign assistance programs dedicated to combating human trafficking outside of the United States.

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Child Protection Compact Partnerships

Multi-year programs supporting bilateral negotiated partnerships with other governments to bolster local efforts to address child trafficking in select countries.

Learn More About Bilateral Negotiated Partnerships Child Protection Compact Partnerships

U.S. Advisory Council on Human Trafficking

A formal platform for human trafficking survivors to advise the federal government on anti-trafficking policies and programs.

Learn More About the U.S. Advisory Council U.S. Advisory Council on Human Trafficking

Public-Private Partnership Advisory Council to End Human Trafficking

A formal platform for representatives of nonprofit groups, academia, and nongovernmental organizations to advise the federal government on prevention, eradication, identification, and victim services.

Learn More About the Public-Private Partnership Council Public-Private Partnership Advisory Council to End Human Trafficking

Protections for Domestic Workers

A package of model documents to help prevent abuses in domestic work around the world.

Learn More About Domestic Workers Protection Protections for Domestic Workers

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