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$80,000 in grants awarded to three anti-human trafficking proposals

Published on Jul 17, 2014 3:46 PM

SINGAPORE - The Inter-Agency Taskforce on Trafficking-in-Persons (Tip) has awarded about $80,000 in grant money to three anti-human trafficking proposals.

These are from UN Women, a United Nations organisation dedicated to gender equality and the empowerment of women; EmancipAsi, a Singapore-based non-profit against human trafficking; and Dr Sallie Yea of the National Institute of Education (NIE).

This is the second year the taskforce has awarded such grants, to encourage community stakeholders to raise public awareness about human trafficking.

A total of six proposals were evaluated by members from the Tip Taskforce. The three successful ones cover initiatives, such as a year-long business engagement campaign, photography exhibitions and film screenings for the general public, and a university-accredited module for trainee teachers.

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