UofL Women's Center hosts conference focusing on human trafficking

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Posted on January 23, 2014 at 12:26 AM

LOUISVILLE, Ky. (WHAS11) – Human trafficking is not just a global problem.  It is also wreaking havoc right in our own backyard.

The UofL Women’s Center on Wednesday hosted a conference to raise awareness of the sex slave industry and to offer recovery assistance for survivors.

An estimated 10,000 U.S. children are victim to sex slavery every year.

Several guest speakers presented at the conference and explain why residents need to focus on the fight to end the child sex trade.

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