March 9, 2013


Today was full of victories for women and girls in the US and abroad! Included in the Violence Against Women Act (VAWA) that Congress passed today was the Trafficking Victims Protection Reauthorization Act (TVPRA), which enables the U.S. government to prosecute traffickers, support victims, and take additional measures to prevent trafficking.

ThePolaris Projecthas been urging members of Congress to act on TVPRA for almost two years. Read the statement from Mary Ellison, Director of Policy at the Polaris Project.

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