There are nearly 13,000 children in foster care in Michigan, according to the Department of Health and Human Services. Across the country, there are around
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The runaway allegedly was prostituted at the Victory Inn in Roosevelt Park.
Source: Man, sisters charged in sex trafficking case involving 15-year-old
Josheph McGough and Robert Standfield, both of Port Huron, have been charged with multiple felonies on suspicion of sex trafficking a minor victim.
Source: 2 Michigan men charged in sex-trafficking case involving minors
Michigan State University’s (MSU) College of Nursing has taken a step toward increasing reporting and minimizing human trafficking by creating a training program to teach students about this serious public health issue. According to the National Human Trafficking Hotline, 943 human trafficking cases have been reported in the state of Michigan from 2007 to 2017. …
Source: Michigan State University College of Nursing Begins Program to Fight Human Trafficking – Daily Nurse
ST. JOSEPH — Research on sex trafficking in Grand Rapids is resulting in some alarming statistics, according to researchers with the Sexual Exploitation Data Project.
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The shelter is expected to be open in January and will be off-site, YWCA Kalamazoo Development Manager Emily Deering said.
Source: YWCA Kalamazoo to open Michigan’s first human-trafficking shelter | MLive.com
The Ingham County Circuit Court is developing a new approach towards helping juvenile victims of human trafficking.
Source: Ingham County Creates New Juvenile Human Trafficking Court | WKAR
A federal child sex trafficking complaint was filed against two men from Battle Creek.Michael Clayton and Ramiro Hernandez, Jr. also face drug, weapons and child porn charges.Newschannel 3 first told you about this story two weeks ago, when we learned two
Source: Sex trafficking complaint filed against two Battle Creek men | WWMT
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‘Angels of Healing’ aims to save children from sex trafficking and stay alongside them throughout the healing process.
Source: Woman sold into sex trafficking begs Michiganders not to look away
“Unfortunately, many of the patients that we see each year enter the hospital as a victim of crime,” Jaggi said. “Their needs sometimes extend beyond strict medical care that we excel at providing.”
Source: $365K grant will make Hurley trauma center first of its kind in Michigan | MLive.com