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The Criminalization of Sex Trafficking Victims: Expanding the Protection of Victims in the Commonwealth of Virginia

Written by Shir Gilad Shir Gilad is a first-generation American and undergraduate student at George Washington University, majoring in criminal justice and minoring in law and society. She received an Associate of Arts degree from Broward College in Economics during high school. She is passionate about civil rights enforcement and prosecuting criminal civil rights violations …

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New Virginia law directs universities to implement human trafficking awareness training

Patrick McKenna, co-founder of the Virginia Coalition Against Human Trafficking, said this bill is important for first-year students entering college. “It’s critical that they understand traffickers’ means and methods and how they go about to create vulnerability,” McKenna said. The training will hopefully help students understand their own potential vulnerabilities and be able to see …

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The efforts these advocates are taking to combat human trafficking in Virginia

RICHMOND, Va. — Over the next two days, anti-human trafficking advocates will be in Richmond as part of an ongoing effort to eradicate the problem. The 3rd Annual Regional Human Trafficking Summit, hosted by the Regional Interdisciplinary Collaborative Working to Disrupt Human Trafficking (RIC) is being held at Virginia Commonwealth University School of Medicine in …

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