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Human Trafficking Authorities Meet Locally

The Journal
November 19, 2014
By Jenni Vincent

Internet sites and social media have added yet another layer of complexity; one even advertises its female clients' ages and body measurements, making it easier for predators to find potential victims and communicate with potential customers. There is good news, however, because human trafficking - and fighting it -is now receiving more attention than ever. That's especially true this week, since more than 100 participants have gathered at American Public University System's campus to take part in an international summit aimed at combating the problem globally- with an ultimate goal of establishing the world's first international global resource center.

"Widening the Net: Together Let's Stop Traffick," is an anti-human trafficking initiative led by the International Police Training Institute, supported by the FBI National Academy Associates and hosted by American Military University.
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