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SEP 26, 2013 - Huffington Post

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New York Shifts Approach To Prostitution, Aims To Assist Sex-Trafficking Victims

NEW YORK -- New York is creating the nation's first statewide system of courts to help prostitutes escape a life of exploitation and violence and move on to productive lives, the state's chief judge said. "We have come to recognize that the vast majority of children and adults charged with prostitution offenses are commercially exploited or at risk of exploitation," Judge Jonathan Lippman told attorneys, advocates for women and service providers at a breakfast meeting Wednesday in Manhattan. "Human trafficking is a crime that inflicts terrible harm on the most vulnerable members of society: ... Read More

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