U.S. Government Entities Combating Human Trafficking

The U.S. government supports a victim-centered, whole government approach that brings together federal departments and agencies to address all aspects of human trafficking—enforcement of criminal and labor law, victim identification and protection, education and public awareness, international trade and development, enhanced partnerships and research opportunities, and international engagement and diplomacy. The U.S. government also funds numerous civil society organizations to conduct anti-trafficking efforts according to the 3 Ps (prosecution, protection, and prevention) both domestically and around the world.

The following federal departments are involved in this effort: