Countering Trafficking in Persons

Read about USAID’s Counter-Trafficking in Persons (C-TIP) approach, which is aimed at fighting human tracking. Their strategy involves the C-TIP Code of Conduct, C-TIP Field Guide, and C-TIP regional summaries.


Since 2001, USAID has provided more than $340 million in assistance to 83 countries and regions to fight human trafficking. The agency integrates its counter-trafficking efforts across Bureaus and sectors in coordination with the U.S. Government interagency and multiple external stakeholders. 

USAID’s Counter-Trafficking in Persons (C-TIP) approach follows the 4Ps: 

  • Prevention of trafficking
  • Protection of victims and survivors
  • Prosecution of traffickers
  • Partnerships for a strengthened response