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University of Southern Mississippi opens center for human trafficking research center – WLBT
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University of Southern Mississippi opens center for human trafficking research center – WLBT

HATTIESBURG, Miss. (WLBT) – Human trafficking is no myth, and it’s happening around the state. According to the national human trafficking hotline, hundreds of cases are reported annually, despite the case count experts thinking there are inaccuracies within the data. “Victims or survivors, we use those words interchangeably. But, they do not disclose what is…

IHL Approves USM Center for Human Trafficking Research and Training
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IHL Approves USM Center for Human Trafficking Research and Training

Thu, 09/22/2022 – 12:14pm | By: Karelia Pitts Earlier this summer, the Board of Trustees of Mississippi Institutions of Higher Learning (IHL) approved a proposal from The University of Southern Mississippi (USM) School of Social Work to form a Center for Human Trafficking Research and Training (CHRT) – the first center of its kind in…