Pursuant to its mandate to serve, protect and assist victim/witness of Trafficking in Persons (TIP) cases, the Inter-Agency Council Against Trafficking (IACAT) Operations Center (IACAT-OpCen) facilitated the release of TIP victimAnna (not her real name) from the Bulacan Provincial Jail in Malolos City, immediately after the issuance of a Release Order issued by a Lower continue reading : IACAT OPCEN FACILITATES RELEASE OF TRAFFICKING VICTIM-WITNESS DETAINED DUE TO RETALIATORY CHARGES
On June 4, 2020, the IACAT held its first online Regular Council Meeting. The 49th Regular Council meeting was attended by all 11 member agencies and the 3 NGO members.
The Philippines’ Inter-Agency Council Against Trafficking (IACAT) is pleased to announce the upcoming release of a ground-breaking study on the online sexual exploitation of children (OSEC) in the Philippines. The results of the study, titled “Online Sexual Exploitation of Children in the Philippines: Analysis and Recommendations for Governments, Industry and Civil Society,” will be presented continue reading : Results of new study to guide our next steps in the fight against OSEC
Human trafficking is global phenomenon and a crime with serious consequences for those victimized. Across the world, an increasing number of women, men, and children embark on an uncertain, and sometimes perilous, journey in search of a better life for themselves and their families. Many of them risk experiencing exploitation, abuse and violence at all continue reading : Combatting Human Trafficking in Migration Context: Best Practices, Challenges and the Global Compact for Migration
Delegates of the Royal Canadian Mounted Police (RCMP), C/Supt. Marie-Claude Arsenault the Director-General of the Sensitive and Specialized Investigative Services and Mr. Jay Schooley the Liaison Officer for the Philippines, met the Inter-Agency Council Against Trafficking (IACAT) to discuss the Philippines’ efforts to combat human trafficking. During the meeting, OIC-Executive Director Rudiger Falcis II discussed continue reading : Coordination meeting on Anti-Human Trafficking Measures: Royal Canadian Mounted Police & IACAT