sex trafficking http://whqr.org en Goolsby Announces He Won't Run for Re-election to State Senate http://whqr.org/post/goolsby-announces-he-wont-run-re-election-state-senate <p></p><p>State Senator Thom Goolsby, a Republican from Wilmington, will not seek re-election this year.&nbsp; Fri, 10 Jan 2014 21:06:09 +0000 Rachel Lewis Hilburn 48818 at http://whqr.org Goolsby Announces He Won't Run for Re-election to State Senate Experts Raise Awareness of Human Trafficking in Cape Fear Region http://whqr.org/post/experts-raise-awareness-human-trafficking-cape-fear-region <p>Following the state Senate’s Wednesday passage of “Safe Harbor” legislation stipulating that minors involved in sex work be treated as victims rather than criminals, the <a href="http://www.starnewsonline.com/">Star-News</a> hosted a panel on human trafficking. Federal prosecutors and other experts engaged 120 audience members at Cape Fear Community College on Thursday. Panelists issued a call to action to better detect and battle the problem, which they say is pervasive in the coastal region.</p> Fri, 26 Jul 2013 17:52:39 +0000 Katie O'Reilly 40441 at http://whqr.org Experts Raise Awareness of Human Trafficking in Cape Fear Region Centre for Redemption launches in December to serve teen victims of sex-trafficking http://whqr.org/post/centre-redemption-launches-december-serve-teen-victims-sex-trafficking <p>North Carolinastate officials don’t have hard numbers on how many women and girls are sold for sex each year. Mon, 24 Sep 2012 10:00:00 +0000 Amanda Greene 24403 at http://whqr.org Centre for Redemption launches in December to serve teen victims of sex-trafficking