IACAT and NBI lead the inauguration of the first Cyber-TIP Monitoring Center in the Philippines to combat human trafficking and OSEC

IACAT and NBI lead the inauguration of the first Cyber-TIP Monitoring Center in the Philippines to combat human trafficking and OSEC 22 July 2021- The Department of Justice Inter-Agency Council Against Trafficking (DOJ-IACAT) and the National Bureau of Investigation (NBI), with the support of the UK National Crime Agency (UK NCA), inaugurated the Cyber-TIP Monitoring continue reading : IACAT and NBI lead the inauguration of the first Cyber-TIP Monitoring Center in the Philippines to combat human trafficking and OSEC

Philippines Remains On Tier 1 status In the 2021 US State Department Trafficking in Persons Report

The Philippines has once again retained the highest classification (Tier 1 status) for the sixth consecutive year in the 2021 Trafficking in Persons (TIP) Report released by the United States Department of State. US Secretary of State Antony Blinken announced the release in a virtual event held last July 1 wherein the anti-trafficking efforts of 188 continue reading : Philippines Remains On Tier 1 status In the 2021 US State Department Trafficking in Persons Report

303 RESCUED BAJAO

232 out of the 303 Indigenous Bajau People (IPs)  who arrived last Friday (June 4) at the Manila North Harbour Seaport are now homebound for Zamboanga. 71 of them remain in Manila and are currently in a temporary shelter in Quezon City. Among those who remain in Manila, four have been identified to have COVID-19, continue reading : 303 RESCUED BAJAO

UNUSUAL INFLUX OF 305 BADJAO PASSENGERS FROM ZAMBOANGA BOUND FOR MANILA; INTERCEPTION OF ALLEGED HUMAN TRAFFICKING VICTIMS

June 5, 2021 (Saturday) – 305 Indigenous Bajau People from Zamboanga were rescued on Fridaymorning at the Manila North Harbour Seaport. They are victims of alleged violations of the RepublicAct (R.A.) No. 9208 also known as the Anti-Trafficking in Persons Act of 2003, as amended by R.A.No. 10364, and R.A. No. 7610 or the the continue reading : UNUSUAL INFLUX OF 305 BADJAO PASSENGERS FROM ZAMBOANGA BOUND FOR MANILA; INTERCEPTION OF ALLEGED HUMAN TRAFFICKING VICTIMS

U.S. and Philippines Conclude Child Protection Compact Partnership

On April 29, senior U.S. and Philippinegovernment officials conducted the final high-level dialogue to markaccomplishments and outline next steps after the conclusion of the four-year U.S.-Philippines Child Protection Compact (CPC) Partnership.The dialogue centered on recognizing the progress made over the lastfour years towards achieving the CPC Partnership’s objectives ofimproving the government’s capacity to investigate and continue reading : U.S. and Philippines Conclude Child Protection Compact Partnership