Bureau of Immigration
The Bureau of Immigration serves on the Inter-Agency Council Against Trafficking, as mandated by the Anti-Trafficking in Persons Act of 2003..
Commission on Filipinos Overseas (CFO)
The Commission on Filipinos Overseas is an agency under the Department of Foreign Affairs and is mandated to promote the interest and well-being of Filipinos overseas, particularly those of Filipino permanent residents abroad including those in intermarriages.
Department of Foreign Affairs: Office of the Legal Assistant for Migrant Workers Affairs (OLAMWA)
OLAMWA works in coordination with various sectors - elected officials, other government agencies, OFWs and their families, mass media, private organizations, international organizations, NGOs and religious group - to deliver timely assistance to Filipino nationals.
Department of Justice (DOJ)
The Department of Justice is the Chair of the Inter-Agency Council Against Trafficking (IACAT).
Department of Labor and Employment: Bureau of Women and Young Workers (BWYW)
The Bureau of Women and Young Workers (BWYW), under the Department of Labor and Employment, protects every child employed in the movie, television, radio and entertainment industries against exploitation, improper influences, hazards and other conditions or circumstances prejudicial to his/her physical, mental, emotional, social and moral development.
Department of the Interior and Local Government (DILG)
Amongst other responsibilities, the Department of the Interior and Local Government (DILG) is responsible for enforcing laws and regulations; preventing, suppressing and solving crimes; and assisting in the successful prosecution of criminal cases.
Department of Tourism
The Department of Tourism (DoT) has advocacy programs that are designed to provide information to tourists for an enjoyable but safe trip to the Philippines.
National Commission on the Role of Filipino Women (NCRFW)
The NCRFW acts as the coordinating office on issues of trafficking.
Office of the President: Council for the Welfare of Children
The Council for the Welfare of Children (CWC) is the primary Philippine government agency mandated, among others, to coordinate programs and interventions among government and non-government institutions that have a stake in the welfare and development of Filipino children.
Overseas Workers Welfare Administration (OWWA)
The OWWA is a government agency attached to the Department of Labor and Employment.
Philippine Center on Transnational Crime (PCTC)
The PCTF is under the Office of the President, but falls under the supervision of the National Police Commission.
Philippine National Police
The Philippine National Police (PNP) serves on the Inter-Agency Council Against Trafficking, as mandated by the Anti-Trafficking in Persons Act of 2003. The Act states that the PNP shall be the primary law enforcement agency to undertake surveillance, investigation and arrest of individuals or persons suspected to be engaged in trafficking.
Philippine Overseas Employment Administration (POEA)
The Philippine Overseas Employment Administration (POEA), as a member of the Inter-Agency Council Against Trafficking, undertakes to provide education, information dissemination campaigns and free legal assistance to victims of trafficking in persons in the guise of overseas employment.
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