The Trump Administration Has a Bipartisan Opportunity to Combat Human Trafficking
March 22, 2017
Human trafficking is a transnational threat related to national security, human rights, corporate supply chains, and global development. The digital age has allowed traffickers to use the Internet for recruitment, advertisement, and the trade and sale of victims. The new Trump administration has a critical opportunity to work across both political and agency lines to reduce the existence of this global problem. Last month, President Trump vowed to fight the “epidemic” that is human trafficking, committing to reevaluate federal resources allocated toward the issue. In order to do so effectively, the administration needs to approach the issue in a strategic and informed manner.
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