IACAT intensifies anti-trafficking response online during COVID-19

On 17 December 2020, the Inter-Agency Council Against Trafficking (IACAT) held the 6th Manila International Dialogue on Human Trafficking (The Manila Dialogue) with the theme, “Modern Day Slavery During COVID-19: Challenges, Priorities and Perspectives”. The event was broadcasted live through the IACAT Facebook Page. The Manila Dialogue is a platform for continuing conversations on trafficking continue reading : IACAT intensifies anti-trafficking response online during COVID-19

Barangay IACAT Information Campaign Against Trafficking in Persons

The Inter-Agency Council Against Trafficking (IACAT) spearheads a wide preventive campaign which raises awareness among local government units and various sectoral bodies through the conduct of the first online Barangay IACAT Information Campaign Against Trafficking in Persons held on 31 July 2020, in commemoration of the World Day Against Trafficking (WDAT). Taking advantage of the continue reading : Barangay IACAT Information Campaign Against Trafficking in Persons

Focus Group Discussion on Trafficking in Persons Cases

The Inter-Agency Council Against Trafficking (IACAT), in partnership with the Office of the Court Administrator (OCA) and the Philippine Judicial Academy (PHILJA) of the Supreme Court, with the support of the ASEAN-Australia Counter Trafficking (ASEAN-ACT), conducted a series of Online Focus Group Discussions (FGD) onTrafficking in Persons Cases, that aims to increase knowledge in the continue reading : Focus Group Discussion on Trafficking in Persons Cases

IACAT OPCEN FACILITATES RELEASE OF TRAFFICKING VICTIM-WITNESS DETAINED DUE TO RETALIATORY CHARGES

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

IJM’s Center to End Online Sexual Exploitation of Children launched to strengthen global response against livestreamed child sexual abuse

MANILA, PHILIPPINES – Leveraging the proven Philippine model of combating the livestreaming of child sexual abuse and exploitation, International Justice Mission (IJM) has formally launched IJM’s Center to End Online Sexual Exploitation of Children which seeks to strengthen the global response against this crime. On November 20, IJM unveiled the Center during the third and continue reading : IJM’s Center to End Online Sexual Exploitation of Children launched to strengthen global response against livestreamed child sexual abuse