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Committee on Foreign AffairsIntroducedMay 27th, 2010
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Congratulating the Government of South Africa upon its first two successful convictions for human trafficking.
Congratulates the government of South Africa upon its first two successful convictions for human trafficking. Recognizes the government of South Africa's efforts to combat trafficking. Acknowledges the passage in South Africa of the Child Justice Act of 2008. Calls on the government of South Africa to: (1) adopt the Prevention and Combating of Trafficking in Persons Bill; (2) prioritize anti-trafficking law enforcement during the 2010 Federation Internationale de Football Association (FIFA) World Cup; (3) increase awareness among government officials as to their responsibilities under the trafficking provisions of the Sexual Offenses and Children's Acts; and (4) adopt measures to protect vulnerable children from sexual and labor exploitation. Urges the government of South Africa to prosecute tourists participating in commercial sexual exploitation of women and children during the 2010 World Cup.