President Obama announced on September 25, 2012 efforts to combat human trafficking by announcing several initiatives led by the President's Interagency Task Force to Monitor and Combat Human Trafficking in Persons. Download the report by Alliance to End Slavery and Trafficking (ATEST), a roadmap for the President's Administration.
The Federal law on human trafficking, the Victims of Violence and Trafficking Protection Act, is up for reauthorization in 2013. For more information on data collection and on Federal and state legislation on human trafficking, visit the Data Collection and Reporting Project on Human Trafficking, housed at Northeastern University.
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