The Dominican Republic (D.R.) is a source, transit and destination country for trafficking in persons (TIP). Trafficking is pervasive in agricultural production for sugar, rice and coffee, the construction sector in expanding urban zones, domestic servitude, forced begging and tourism.
The goal of the two-year project is to enable a multisector response and build local resistance within vulnerable communities in Santo Domingo, Santo Cristobal, and Puerto Plata. Specific objectives:
Enhance coordination among stakeholders and institutionalize victim-centered investigations and prosecution of TIP read more >