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Human Trafficking Center


Tag Archives: minors


Nov 2014


What’s lacking in New York’s Anti-Trafficking Legislation?

  (Photo: New York Governor Andrew Cuomo, via Creative Commons) by Jeanne Crump, HTC associate On October 16th New York Governor Andrew Cuomo signed into legislation a bill that would protect young victims of trafficking by granting two primary protections: a sealing provision of victim’s records and a decriminalization ...

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Jul 2014


The controversies behind Safe Harbor Laws

by Ashley Greve, Associate Director of Advocacy Safe harbor laws are intended to protect juvenile victims of sex trafficking. Minors are frequently arrested for prostitution and other related charges, despite their designation under the Trafficking Victims Protection Act as a victims. The intention of Safe Harbor laws is to trigger a ...

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