UNICEF USA will not stop until the rights of every child are protected. This compendium highlights recent activities and achievements on the advocacy front.
In a rare display of bipartisan unity, the U.S. House of Representatives approved by voice vote H.R. 2615, the United States-Northern Triangle Enhanced Engagement Act! This legislation will support the people of Central America and strengthen U.S. national security by addressing the root causes of migration from El Salvador, Guatemala, and Honduras.
The Trafficking Victims Protection Act was reauthorized with appropriations extended through FY2021 for anti-trafficking programs!
The Protecting Girls’ Access to Education in Vulnerable Settings Act was signed into law by President Trump on January 15th. The bill urges the State Department and the U.S. Agency for International Development (USAID) to prioritize increased access to educational, economic, and entrepreneurial opportunities for displaced children, especially girls.