Polaris Project http://wamc.org en Advocates Look to Strengthen NYS Human-Trafficking Laws http://wamc.org/post/advocates-look-strengthen-nys-human-trafficking-laws <p>New York Governor Andrew Cuomo, as part of his proposed Women’s Equality Act, wants to enact policy changes that will increase penalties for human trafficking and make it easier for sex trafficking victims—especially minors— to avoid being prosecuted for prostitution.&nbsp;And some groups have ideas about how&nbsp;the state’s trafficking laws could be strengthened.</p> Mon, 04 Feb 2013 18:08:42 +0000 Allison Dunne 57159 at http://wamc.org