HEAL Trafficking Submits Information for the 2021 Trafficking in Persons Report
On February 1, 2021, HEAL Trafficking submitted information to the U.S. State Department for the 2021 Trafficking in Persons (TIP) Report. The submission included highlights of HEAL Trafficking’s 2020 Impact and the results of a global survey. In January 2021, HEAL Trafficking requested information from its network of more than 3600 professionals and human trafficking survivors in 35 countries about barriers to caring for trafficked persons who interact with health care in their country, the strengths of their country’s response to trafficking, and the impact of the COVID-19 pandemic. Responses received from 17 countries, including the United States, were summarized in HEAL’s submission for the 2021 TIP Report.