iciHaiti - Social : Launch of the National Action Plan against Human Trafficking
USAID has signed a four-year cooperation agreement with the LUMOS International Foundation to increase public awareness of trafficking in persons and protect victims, and support accelerated efforts by the Government of Haiti and the Society civil.
This cooperation will support progress on the endemic issue of human trafficking, with particular emphasis on trafficking and children in domestic service https://www.haitilibre.com/en/news-16057-haiti-social-207-000-restaveks-of-less-than-15-years-exploited-in-the-country.html
This project will be implemented nationwide from 2019 to 2023 to strengthen the capacity of the Government of Haiti, local authorities and civil society to prevent, recognize, and combat human trafficking. USAID and LUMOS will increase public awareness of the dangers, legal consequences and different forms of trafficking; they will develop and implement services tailored to the needs of victims to provide protection and assistance at the national and departmental levels; and they will enable the National Committee for Combating Trafficking (NCTC), the Institute of Social Welfare and Research (IBESR), and its partners to coordinate more effectively the activities undertaken in the fight against terrorism. trafficking in persons.
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