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50 Years of Building Solutions, Supporting Communities and Advancing Justice

2000 Victims of Trafficking and Violence Protection Act

2000 Victims of Trafficking and Violence Protection Act

The Victims of Trafficking and Violence Protection Act becomes law. In 2004, BJA and OVC begin supporting anti-human trafficking task forces set up to investigate and prosecute human trafficking cases and improve services to trafficking survivors. By 2010, research shows that the numbers of investigations, case filings, convictions and prison sentences for the commercial sexual exploitation of children have increased each year since its passage.

Learn More: Victims of Trafficking

Date Created: February 14, 2020