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Combating Trafficking in Persons

Trafficking in persons (TIP) is a transnational crime which exploits vulnerable victims.

What We Do

In Singapore, the national efforts in formulating and coordinating national policies and programmes to prevent and combat human trafficking is spearheaded by the Inter-Agency Taskforce on Trafficking in Persons (TIP Taskforce).

TIP Taskforce is co-lead by Ministry of Home Affairs (MHA) and Ministry of Manpower (MOM), with support from 7 other government agencies:


International Protocols and Partnerships

Singapore is a party to the United Nations Protocol to Prevent, Suppress and Punish Trafficking in Persons, Especially Women and Children (UN TIP Protocol), which commits ratifying states to prevent and combat trafficking in persons, protecting and assisting victims of trafficking and promoting cooperation among states in order to meet those objectives.

Regionally and globally, Singapore actively participates at anti-TIP platforms to generate awareness amongst the global and regional communities on Singapore’s efforts in combatting TIP. These platforms include:



Read about national initiatives for dealing with TIP:




TIP Public Awareness Grant

The TIP Public Awareness Grant is aimed at encouraging public education initiatives that would help raise awareness of TIP crimes, so that such initiatives can be detected early and reported to the authorities.

Applications are now open from 1 June 2022 to 30 September 2022.

If you're interested, we would like you to submit proposals that aim to increase public awareness on TIP, and shape public attitudes about their roles in combating TIP. You can refer to the application form for more details.




Report a Trafficking Case

You can report suspected trafficking-in-persons activity through:


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