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To effectively implement the 1343 Actionline service, the various members of the Inter-Agency Council Against Human Trafficking shall develop, or otherwise improve, its respective mechanisms to receive and respond to trafficking cases that will be referred to their agency/office.

Stakeholders and partners for the 1343 Actionline shall include, but will not be limited to the following:

• Bureau of Immigration

• Commission on Filipinos Overseas

• Commission on Higher Education

• Commission on Human Rights

• Department of Education

• Department of Foreign Affairs

• Department of Health

• Department of Interior and Local Government

• Department of Justice

• Department of Labor and Employment

• Department of Social Welfare and Development

• Department of Tourism

• Department of Transportation and Communication

• Department of Trade and Industry

• National Bureau of Investigation

• Overseas Workers Welfare Administration

• Philippine Information Agency

• Philippine Overseas Employment Administration

• Philippine Center for Transnational Crime

• Philippine National Police

• Philippine Commission on Women

• Council for Welfare of Children

• Local government units

Per CFO's records, the various government agencies cited above provide different kinds of assistance and intervention for trafficking victims and witnesses. They are as follows:

Programs

Implementing Agency

Prosecution of trafficking cases

DOJ, POEA, LGUs

Reintegration and rehabilitation programs resulting in gender responsive and anti-trafficking -oriented activities

DSWD, OWWA, CHED, DepEd

Counseling and temporary shelter for trafficking victims

DSWD, OWWA

Participation in bilateral, regional, international initiatives and arrangements against trafficking; protection of integrity of Philippine passports

DFA, NCRFW, CFO, BI

Pre-marriage, on-site and pre-departure counseling program on intermarriages

DFA, OWWA, CFO

Comprehensive community education, advocacy and information campaign programs on trafficking

POEA, NCRFW, BI, DILG, LGUs, CHR, PIA, OWWA, DOT, CFO

Monitoring and documentation of trafficking cases

DILG, LGUs, DOLE, OWWA, DOTC

Establishment of database for law enforcement and prosecutory efforts

DILG, LGUs, POEA, PCTC

Mandatory free legal assistance and services

DOJ, DSWD, POEA, CHR, IBP

Medical, psycho-social services, and temporary shelter

DSWD, DOH

Livelihood, educational, entrepreneurial and skills training

DSWD, OWWA, TESDA, DepEd

Educational assistance to trafficked children

DSWD, OWWA, DepEd

Complaints, investigation and apprehension system

PNP, BI, NBI, CHR

Monitoring of trafficking related activities in the internet

DOTC, DTI

Integration of topics on migration and trafficking in elementary and secondary educational curriculum

DepEd

Integration of anti-trafficking efforts in the barangay level and monitoring government compliance with international human rights

CHR

Addressing issues on trafficking of children through policy and program interventions

CWC

Prevention and detection of trafficking with transnational crime dimensions and coordination with international law enforcement agencies

PCTC, NBI

Source: Primer on RA9208 by CFO (*list is currently being updated)

Apart from the IACAT members, the CFO shall partner with the Dynamic Outsource Solutions Inc. (DOS1), a business process outsourcing company established by Mr. Alberto D. Lina in 2003. DOS 1 is an ISO 900:2001 certified company that has agreed to provide resources in establishing, operating and monitoring a hotline for the objectives of the IACAT.

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