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The many faces of TIP

Children are forcibly recruited by government or rebel militias as combatants, sex slaves & cooks in conflict-affected areas.

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What is trafficking in persons (TIP)? Learn the definition, the different forms it takes, the root causes and current estimates of its prevalence. Read stories of survivors who escaped from their traffickers.

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Be part of something beyond the lecture hall. Engage in conversations with experts working in the field of combating trafficking in persons. Share your questions and insights and read comments from Challenge Slavery community members.

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Donors and organizations across the globe are working together to fight trafficking in persons. View information on counter-trafficking programs supported by USAID and other donors and organizations. Consider how your innovative ideas can help to further their work.

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USAID invites you to view the innovative Tech Contest submissions on the use of technology to prevent trafficking, enable victims to escape from traffickers, and assist survivors to successfully reintegrate back into society.