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Oct 15, 2019 - A researcher at West Virginia University School of Medicine has developed an app to train law enforcement and health department staff in rural areas how to recognize signs of child sex trafficking. The SexExRural app includes training content created with the input of trafficking survivors and health professionals, as well as resources for reporting and supporting victims.
Source: WVU Today
Sep 19, 2019 - Features the Confederated Salish and Kootenai tribal community (CSKT) and how they are addressing the Missing and Murdered Indigenous Women and People (MMIP) epidemic. CSKT passed an MMIP resolution to establish a work group, and by holding training conferences, they aim to educate, bring awareness, and provide tools for communities to respond to trafficking and violence toward indigenous people.
Source: Char-Koosta News

Last Updated: 10/16/2019