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Priscilla Israel Commended For Her Fight Against Human Trafficking.

Congratulations are in order for Priscilla Israel from the Directorate of Public Prosecutions who was named as a Trafficking in Persons (TIP) Hero in 2016.  She was recognized for her important leadership in the global fight against trafficking in persons.

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As the Assistant Director of Public Prosecutions in Botswana, Ms. Israel has worked tirelessly to implement the Anti-Human Trafficking Act after its passage in 2014. She began conducting regular anti-trafficking training at the Botswana Police College in an effort to increase front line law enforcement awareness of the indicators of human trafficking and the importance of the victim-centered approach to prosecutions.

Ms. Israel has also worked to support victims who testify against their traffickers and helped established a precedent for mutual legal assistance between countries addressing international trafficking cases in the region. We commend such women of integrity!

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