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llederer

United StatesWashington, D.C., United States

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September 27, 2009

llederer

About Me: 

I have spent over 15 years combating human trafficking and commercial sexual exploitation of women and children. I founded and directed The Protection Project, a legal research institute at Harvard University (now at Johns Hopkins) that tracked the routes, patterns, and trends in human trafficking, as well as the laws addressing all forms of trafficking. I helped draft and pass the Trafficking Victims Protection Act of 2000, and helped stand up the U.S. State Department's Office to Monitor and Combat Trafficking in Persons. I advised the Under Secretary for Global Affairs and served as Director of the first inter-agency policy group on trafficking in the U.S. government.

My Passions: 
human trafficking, global human rights, reading,
My Vision for the Future: 
a place where the dignity of each person is respected and each can grow and unfold to his/her full potential
My Areas of Expertise: 
human trafficking, commercial sexual exploitation of women and children

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