Fact Sheet: U.S. Embassy in the Philippines Partners to Combat Trafficking in Persons

The U.S. Embassy in the Philippines is involved at all stages of combating trafficking in persons including prevention, prosecution, and protection. The U.S. Agency for International Development (USAID) combats trafficking in persons in the Philippines by supporting the work of local organizations in all regions of the country. This includes training frontline personnel from local governments and ...
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Philippines Upgraded to Tier 1 in 2016 US State Department Trafficking in Persons Report

Manila, July 1, 2016 — On June 30, U.S. Secretary of State John Kerry released the 2016 Trafficking in Persons (TIP) Report, which provides the most comprehensive information on government efforts around the world to combat modern slavery. We are pleased to announce that the Philippine ranking was upgraded to Tier 1 as a direct ...
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