The Wrongful Arrest of Human Trafficking Survivors

It is common knowledge that the human trafficking is a $150 billion industry, at least it should be something everyone is educated on. A large number of women and girls make up a big percentage of those that are victimized, but why are they being re-victimized by the justice system? When a tip comes into Vice about a trafficking ring or a smaller scale trafficking situation the first action that is employed is to arrest the victims. The reasoning behind this method is that it’s the only way to get the girls to safety. It will also give them something they don’t want or need-a record. more...

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