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Commit to Positive Social Change.

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Sierra Leone Program Against Child Trafficking

APRIES will host a launch of a new anti-trafficking program in Sierra Leone Tuesday March 2, 2021 beginning at 9:00 am EST. This event is hosted by APRIES, World Hope International, the U.S. Department of State’s Office to Monitor and Combat Trafficking in Persons’ Program to End Modern Slavery, and the U.S. Embassy in Sierra Leone. The Vice President of Sierra Leone, the Honorable Dr. Mohamed Juldeh Jalloh will give the keynote address.

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