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Drop-in center for survivors of sex trafficking opens in Louisville

Drop-in center for survivors of sex trafficking opens in Louisville

Today is National Human Trafficking Awareness Day, a day to recognize a worldwide problem that is considered a modern-day form of slavery.

Eloise Anderson, secretary for DCF, said human trafficking is a widespread issue, not specific to urban areas.

"I am very excited by what this conference will do". Right now, Cruz and Deutch said, the information is tightly held, and not even law enforcement can comb through the data to figure out patterns: who's disappearing, which unscrupulous employment services brought them to the country, which employers were involved.

McCormick shared her son's story alongside state officials addressing human trafficking in the state Tuesday.

"Human trafficking is the most heinous of crimes, involving kidnapping and slavery".

The state also plans to establish regional hubs to help communities work through cases and raise awareness about human trafficking.

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Homan also revealed that there would be more such crackdowns and serious action will be taken against those violating the law. And under him, ICE has reportedly made almost 40 percent more arrests .

"It's through education, period, that we begin to see the underbelly of what's really happening in the dark corners of our culture", she states. "And I think that's actually a good thing cause we know that there are thousands of people who are suffering from this crime right here in North Carolina right now, those people need to know that there are resources there to help", says Stein.

Following the ceremony, Beshear's office hosted an awareness day event, with funds from a Bureau of Justice Assistance grant, featuring keynote speaker Erik Bauer. In Tennessee, 85 counties have reported at least one case of human trafficking. Unfortunately of the 50% who did contact a health professional, none were identified as a victim.

"Whether they are in the foster care system that plays a part in it because they don't have a safety net, they don't have a secure home life", said Evans.

ยท Report any nonemergency suspicious activity to the Kentucky Child Protection hotline, 877-597-2331; the Office of the Attorney General, 502-696-5300; or the National Human Trafficking hotline, 888-373-7888. "So some possible indicators would be a certain tattoo because most traffickers do brand their victims", said Evans.

"There's a positive that can be made out of it and if I can save my daughters, or multiple people's daughters, then that's definitely something I want to do", she said. With help, his family members have gotten visas allowing them to stay and work in the United States.


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