Dept of State. Human Trafficking Annual Report. October 2016
On Tuesday, October 18, the U.S. Advisory Council
on Human Trafficking released its annual
report on human trafficking.
Each member of the Advisory Council is a
survivor of human trafficking, and together they represent a diverse
range of backgrounds and experiences.
The Council, established by the Justice
for Victims of Trafficking Act (JVTA), provides a formal
platform for trafficking survivors to advise and make recommendations
on federal anti-trafficking policies to President Obama'a Interagency
Task Force to Monitor and Combat Trafficking in Persons.