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The links below offer specific anti-trafficking resources released by ATEST and our individual coalition partners. You can also visit our Policy Objectives page or individual issue pages to learn more about ATEST’s current policy objectives – Trafficking Victims Protection Act, Business Transparency on Trafficking and Slavery Legislation, Child Welfare Response to Human Trafficking Act, Prevention of Trafficking in Persons and Abuses Involving Workers Recruited Abroad Act and Anti-Slavery And Human Trafficking Appropriations.
April 1, 2014
The Alliance to End Slavery and Trafficking (ATEST) and The Child Labor Coalition invite you to attend a Congressional Briefing on combating exploitative child labor on April 8, 2014 at 3pm (ET). The briefing will feature a conversation with long-time champion, Senator Tom Harkin; a child trafficking survivor and award-winning advocate, James Kofi Annan; and policy advocates and experts, who will discuss the important gains in reducing exploitative child labor and child trafficking worldwide...
March 27, 2014
Human trafficking is a $32 billion industry. However, for every $32 a trafficker earns, the U.S. Government spends only 10 cents to combat this crime. We need your support to ensure greater U.S. investment in programs that are critical to preventing human trafficking, punishing offenders, and providing support and services to victims. On March 26, ATEST hosted an Appropriations Webinar to educate the community about our FY 2015 funding requests and how they can strengthen federal anti-...
March 25, 2014
Recent reports have shown that the majority of identified child trafficking victims have had contact, often multiple times, with the child welfare system. S.1823 is a critical piece of legislation needed to ensure that child victims of sex trafficking and labor trafficking in the United States are identified by state child welfare agencies and receive the services they need.
March 18, 2014
Today, eleven organizations joined the Alliance to End Slavery & Trafficking (ATEST) in calling for the California Attorney General to enforce the California Transparency in Supply Chains Act. Tens of millions of adults and children are living in conditions of modern slavery around the world, exploited through force, fraud or coercion. And a reality in today’s global economy is that many of the goods we use and buy everyday are produced far from where they are bought, successively...
March 18, 2014
Human trafficking is a $32 billion industry. However, for every $32 a trafficker earns, the U.S. Government spends only 10 cents to combat this crime. We need your support to ensure greater U.S. investment in programs that are critical to preventing human trafficking, punishing offenders, and providing support and services to victims.
Add your signature to these letters requesting action by six key congressional appropriations subcommittees. To endorse, please click...