sex trafficking

4:06 pm
Fri January 10, 2014

Goolsby Announces He Won't Run for Re-election to State Senate

Senator Thom Goolsby, R-New Hanover County

State Senator Thom Goolsby, a Republican from Wilmington, will not seek re-election this year. 

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Local - July 26
1:52 pm
Fri July 26, 2013

Experts Raise Awareness of Human Trafficking in Cape Fear Region

Panelists included representatives from the federal prosecutors of the Eastern District of North Carolina, the North Carolina Department of Justice, the New Hanover County District Attorney's Office, the Rape Crisis Center at Coastal Horizons and UNCW.

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 Star-News 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.

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6:00 am
Mon September 24, 2012

Centre for Redemption launches in December to serve teen victims of sex-trafficking

North Carolinastate officials don’t have hard numbers on how many women and girls are sold for sex each year.

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