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Combating Trafficking in Persons

DOD's Combating Trafficking in Persons Program Management Office provides personnel the necessary tools to help prevent trafficking in domestic and international environments.



100 million
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reports of suspected child sexual exploitation to National Center for Missing & Exploited Children’s CyberTipline since 1998

21.7 million CyberTipline reports on children being sexually abused in 2020

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reports to NCMEC of possible child sex trafficking from all 50 states, Washington, D.C. and Puerto Rico

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increase in online enticement reports to NCMEC compared to 2019

19,174 in 2019

37,872 in 2020