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State must do more for child trafficking victims

In 2008, a report from the Wisconsin Office of Justice Assistance found that over 200 community organizations had been in contact with at least one child victim of human trafficking. Five years later, the Milwaukee Homicide Review Commission identified 77… Continue reading

One Good Thing About the 113th Congress: Ending Child Trafficking in the US

There is no question that folks are tired and fed up with this Congress. As lawmakers return to Washington, D.C. after the holidays, the 113th Congress has the lowest ever approval ratings, and there is no relief in sight. The… Continue reading

Stopping the Foster Care to Child Trafficking Pipeline

The crisis of child trafficking and exploitation in the U.S. is finally capturing our attention. But a critical part of the story has not been told. Most of the children who are being bought and sold for sex in our… Continue reading

New Law Aims For Crackdown On Child Trafficking

Oregon criminal justice officials say a new piece of legislation should crack down on child sex trafficking across the state.

Senate Bill 673 passed the Oregon House and Senate at the end of June.

Currently, Oregon is one of only nine states… Continue reading

Lafayette woman charged with incest, human trafficking





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A Lafayette woman is behind bars on child sex trafficking charges.

Lorrie Anderson is also charged with aggravated incest and aggravated rape. State police say they will release more information about Anderson’s case later this afternoon.

Anderson is the second… Continue reading

AG wants to fight child trafficking

MADISON, Wis. (AP) – Attorney General J.B. Van Hollen wants to make ending child trafficking a priority in the next year.

He tells the State Journal he wants to hire five full-time employees, including three special agents and two criminal… Continue reading

Congress Recognizes the Policy Implications of Child Trafficking Stemming from …


WASHINGTON, Aug 08, 2012 (BUSINESS WIRE) –
Shared
Hope International, The
Rebecca Project and Johns Hopkins Protection
Project are pleased to announce that the U.S. Congress has taken
action regarding the lack of action of the European Union in
investigating… Continue reading

Congress Recognizes The Egregious Suppression Of Global Justice Regarding …

REQUESTING THAT THE EUROPEAN UNION INVESTIGATE

WASHINGTON, Aug. 6, 2012 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ — Shared Hope International and The Rebecca Project are pleased to announce that the U.S. Congress has taken action regarding the lack of action… Continue reading

Congress Recognizes The Egregious Suppression Of Global Justice Regarding …

REQUESTING THAT THE EUROPEAN UNION INVESTIGATE

WASHINGTON, Aug. 6, 2012 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ — Shared Hope International and The Rebecca Project are pleased to announce that the U.S. Congress has taken action regarding the lack of action of the European Union… Continue reading

DCF efforts to combat child trafficking hailed on Capitol Hill

Washington - Connecticut’s efforts to combat child sex trafficking were hailed Wednesday as a national model for the nation at a congressional hearing promoting a bill that would require states to do more to combat exploitation.

Child sex trafficking is… Continue reading

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