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SSW's Center on Human Trafficking Research and Outreach Receives $2.2M Grant

The Center on Human Trafficking Research & Outreach at the University of Georgia School of Social Work will receive $2.2 million from the U.S. Department of State to expand research on labor trafficking in Southern Africa in the first stage of a long-term project.

The new award broadens the work of CenHTRO, which has previously received approximately $24 million from the State Department’s Office to Combat and Monitor Trafficking in Persons for its global counter-trafficking projects.