Sadly, every major sporting event is accompanied by an uptick in trafficking in persons. I wrote about what Connecticut is doing to counter trafficking here.
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Hero trucker knew signs of human trafficking and acted
Kevin Kimmel [pictured], a trucker from Florida, stepped in when he thought he saw signs of human trafficking and by doing so, he saved a young victim from unspeakable horrors. For that, he received an award from Truckers Against Trafficking. When asked why he acted, Kimmel said simply, “I’ve got daughters.” Over the last few …
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Thank you, Permanent Commission on the Status of Women
While the Connecticut legislators hurl their way toward Wednesday, the end of this legislative session, can we take a quick moment to thank the Permanent Commission on the Status of Women, a 43-year old powerhouse of an organization that works tirelessly for the women of Connecticut. By Connecticut General Assembly mandate, the commission monitors, critiques and recommends changes to legislation …
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