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2013 CNMI Women’s Summit

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
November 18, 2013

United States Attorney ALICIA A.G. LIMTIACO, U.S. Attorney for the Districts of Guam and the Northern Mariana Islands, was invited to speak at the Commonwealth of the Northern Mariana Islands (CNMI) Women’s Summit held in Susupe, Saipan, on August 1-2, 2013.  The CNMI Women’s Summit was sponsored by the CNMI Women’s Association.

U.S. Attorney Limtiaco provided an overview of “Human Trafficking”, including how to identify victims, and ways in which the community can assist and provide for the needs of victims.  U.S. Attorney Limtiaco also discussed issues relating to “Drug Abuse”, including public awareness and prevention efforts addressing drug abuse among youth and the elderly, such as the Red Ribbon Campaign and National Prescription Drug Take Back initiative.

Approximately one hundred participants attended the CNMI Women’s Summit which also included workshops on various topics, such as Leadership and Women; Education & Training; Effective Communication; Women in the Labor Force; Business Opportunities; Writing Business Plans; and Language & Culture.

U.S. Attorney Limtiaco was also invited and conducted outreach on human trafficking issues in an interview by Glenn Manglona, host of the Marianas Agupa Chamorro Radio talk show.

Attached are photos taken at the CNMI Women’s Summit.

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