Resource Guide for State Legislators Model Provisions for State Anti-Trafficking Laws

Summary:
Written in 2005 by The National Institute on State Policy on Trafficking of Women and Girls coming out of the Center for Women Policy Studies, this report suggests legislations and improvements in Human Trafficking laws and legislations. After analyzing the Trafficking Victims Protection Act of 2000 and 2003, the center suggests legislation and changes in law. Suggested legislation includes; make trafficking a state felony offence, create expert task forces or study commissions, eliminate bride trafficking, and regulate travel services that facilitate sex tourism. This report is easily accessible to persons who create legislations, as well as those interested in learning about Human trafficking and the laws to end it. They also propose certain language around these issues, something helpful to those conducting research in this arena.

Bibliography:
Center for Women Policy Studies. 2005. Resource Guide for State Legislators Model Provisions for State Anti-Trafficking Laws. Washington, DC: Center for Women Policy Studies. Retrieved May 30, 2012 (http://www.centerwomenpolicy.org/pdfs/TraffickingResourceGuide.pdf).

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