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Library of Congress Summary
The summary below was written by the Congressional Research Service, which is a nonpartisan division of the Library of Congress.
Supports the goals of International Day for the Abolition of Slavery. Recognizes the 10th anniversary of the adoption of the Protocol to Prevent, Suppress and Punish Trafficking in Persons, Especially Women and Children, Supplementing the United Nations Convention against Transnational Organized Crime. Encourages member states of the United Nations (U.N.) and international organizations to devote additional resources to prosecute persons engaged in human trafficking and to dismantle related criminal enterprises.
Encourages the people of the United States to observe the International Day for the Abolition of Slavery by participating in activities designed to heighten public awareness of human trafficking.
Commends the efforts of domestic and international nongovernmental organizations to expose and prevent all forms of modern-day slavery and human trafficking and to assist victims reintegrate into society and notes that such efforts follow in the tradition of Frederick Douglass and other great 19th century abolitionists.
House Republican Conference Summary
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House Democratic Caucus Summary
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