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Human Trafficking

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Human Trafficking The Focus Of Fundraiser For Common Ground

“We believe that the problem can’t be fixed by one organization, that it really takes the whole community coming together.”

WWJ Newsradio 950–06/25/2014

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Safe House For Victims Of Human Trafficking In The Works

The tide is turning and strides are being made to create more awareness, education and an escape from human trafficking.

WWJ Newsradio 950–05/02/2014

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State Senate OKs Raising Age For Prostitution Charges

Lawmakers are trying to combat human trafficking and improve the state’s treatment of victims with a large package of bills.

WWJ Newsradio 950–03/26/2014

Senators Introduce Anti-Human Trafficking Bills

That legislation is based on a recommendation from the state’s first human trafficking commission to create a “safe harbor” provision for minors.

WWJ Newsradio 950–01/24/2014

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Feds: Be Aware Of Human Trafficking Signs As Detroit Auto Show Opens

Authorities say demand for commercial sex services increases around high-profile events such as the Detroit Auto Show.

WWJ Newsradio 950–01/18/2014

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Volunteers Distribute Soap, Info To Increase Awareness About Human Trafficking

The story on Human Trafficking is a continuing story that WWJ is addressing throughout the week.

WWJ Newsradio 950–01/12/2014

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Schuette: You Have Likely Encountered Someone Who’s Being Trafficked

Victims of human trafficking range from workers at restaurants and farms to young women forced into prostitution.

01/07/2014

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AG Schuette Focused On Victims, Legal Culture Wars

With an eye toward re-election, Michigan Attorney General Bill Schuette starts his fourth year on the job looking to see through initiatives that he says will help crime victims.

WWJ Newsradio 950–12/31/2013

Spa Shut Down Over Allegations Of Prostitution, Human Trafficking

A local day spa has been shut down as police investigate allegations of prostitution and possible human trafficking.

WWJ Newsradio 950–12/12/2013

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House Votes To Assume Teen Prostitutes Are Victims

The Michigan House has voted to give legal protection to teen prostitutes in an attempt to address human trafficking.

WWJ Newsradio 950–12/04/2013

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