Not For Sale: End the Trafficking of Children
NCSL's 2010 Fall Forum: Dec. 10, 2010
Assemblyman William Horne, Nevada
Senator Renee Unterman, Georgia
Linda Smith, Shared Hope International, Washington
Erin Otis, Maricopa County Attorney's Office, Arizona
Glen Mucci, Phoenix Police Separtment, Arizona
Senator Jeanne Kohl-Welles, Washington
On Dec. 10, 2010, at NCSL’s Fall Forum in Phoenix, the Law and Criminal Justice and Human Services and Welfare Committees discussed child sex trade in the United States. A recent national study said some 100,000 young people are exploited in sex trade each year. Some state legislatures are reforming laws to identify young people who are being trafficked and provide services and assistance to them as victims and children in need of assistance, rather than treating them as juvenile delinquents or adult prostitutes.
This page provides audio of the presentations and other session resources.