NH Attorney General Targets Human Trafficking

delanyAttorney General Michael Delaney is holding a press conference today (Thursday) announcing the formation of the New Hampshire Commission to Combat Human Trafficking focused on confronting human trafficking and modern day slavery in New Hampshire.
While attention is paid to human trafficking in other countries, less is paid to the human trafficking of children in the United States. The United States Department of Justice estimates that 200,000 American children are potentially trafficked each year into the sex trade. The United States Department of State “Trafficking in Persons Report 2010″ found that the majority of domestic victims enslaved in the sex industry are runaway and homeless youth.

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