Most criminal record relief laws for trafficking victims only cover prostitution or sex-related crimes, but victims are also commonly arrested for drug possession and theft while being trafficked. (Robert Nickelsberg/Getty Images) Theresa Leonard-Rozyn’s mother left her at a hospital in Waterbury, Connecticut, after she was born and didn’t reappear until
FORMER prostitutes have urged the Scottish Government to change the law to make buying sex a criminal offence. Two women who describe themselves as “survivors of prostitution” will speak out on the issue when Holyrood’s Cross Party Group on Sexual Exploitation meets on Tuesday evening. Diane Martin and Mia de
Trafficking victims are often forced into prostitution Police Scotland have identified 84 women victims of trafficking and sexual exploitation this year, but the force has warned the real number of victims will be much higher. Nine of the victims were aged under 18 years old – the youngest was 13.
Ghislaine Maxwell attends a 2013 reception for the Oxford Pershing Square Graduate Scholarships held at the Park Avenue Armory in New York. Photo: Amanda Gordon/Bloomberg The U.S. Court of Appeals for the Second Circuit on Monday denied Ghislaine Maxwell’s bid to publicly name the women who have come forward in the media
California State Senator Holly Mitchell is running against Herb Wesson to represent Los Angeles Supervisorial District 2. She said she’s had an interest in her community and policy-making since a young age. “The art of politics is really the process by which who gets what, when,” Sen. Mitchell said. What
Homeless Texans with certain criminal records could be blocked from one of the few paths they have to social services and a stable home if Gov. Greg Abbott approves a proposed new rule for residents in some subsidized housing units. The Texas Department of Housing and Community Affairs is proposing