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Trafficking in Persons: Child Protection Compacts [October 18, 2019]   [open pdf - 520KB]

From the Introduction: "Child Protection Compacts (CPCs) are bilateral, multiyear foreign assistance packages designed to combat child trafficking. Authorized by Congress in 2013, CPCs are one of several international anti-trafficking programs administered by the U.S. Department of State's Office to Monitor and Combat Trafficking in Persons (TIP Office). CPCs are unique among anti-trafficking programs in their focus on child trafficking, which encompasses forms of forced and bonded labor, including forced begging, the prostitution of minors, and the recruitment and use of child soldiers. To date, the United States has established four CPCs[.]"

Report Number:
CRS In Focus, IF11337
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2019-10-18
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Public Domain
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Congressional Research Service: https://crsreports.congress.gov/
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