by Taryn Varady
Are you passionate about fighting against human trafficking?
There is a new revised piece of legislation coming forth called the Trafficking Victims Protection Act (TVPA). This act was first passed in 2000, which created the first federal law to address human trafficking. This law focuses on a three prong approach of prevention, protection, and prosecution. The outcome of this law will prevent vulnerability, protect survivors, and prosecute human traffickers. The TVPA expires on September 30th
2011. Therefore, we need to pressure our representatives to reauthorize this law immediately. Also, to understand the law more in depth, review the text of the new revised TVPA law of 2011: