Presidential Proclamation – National Slavery and Human Trafficking Prevention Month, 2015
President Obama released a proclamation declaring January 2015 National Slavery and Human Trafficking Prevention Month. This month will culminate in National Freedom Day on February first. President Obama called on all Americans to recognize their role in helping to eradicate modern slavery by buying products free of forced labor. He called for business and non-profit leaders to ensure their supply chains do not employ the use of slavery. President Obama also promised that the United States Government would continue to try to fight human trafficking on the legislative level.
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