U.S. Government Announces New Anti-Trafficking Initiatives
Thursday, March 11, 2004 12:00 PM

The United States Department of Health and Human Services announced three new measures designed to increase public awareness about human trafficking and to assist victims of human trafficking.  These initiatives include a public awareness campaign in Philadelphia, Atlanta and Phoenix, and measures designed to direct trafficking victims to appropriate services, namely a toll-free hotline (1-888-373-7888) run by the Covenant House and government website (www.acf.hhs.gov/trafficking).  The Trafficking Victim Reauthorization Act enacted December 19, 2003 provides funding for these services.

For more information about these new initiatives, please see the Department of Health and Human Services press release located here.  For more information on domestic efforts to combat human trafficking please see the Trafficking in Women Law and Policy section of this website.