Plymouth State University will hold a conference Saturday to raise awareness about human trafficking. "Even the victims themselves oftentimes don't recognize themselves as victims,” said Stephanie Halter, associate professor of criminal justice at Plymouth State University, member of the N.H. Human Trafficking Collaborative Task Force. “So it's kind of helping people understand what this really looks like and helping them see this as a crime." Halter says that, between January and the end of June, law enforcement confirmed 22 human trafficking victims in New Hampshire. These are often cases where the victim is forced, defrauded, or coerced into sex or labor. In 2016, the Department of Justice awarded New Hampshire a $1.3 million grant to combat...
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Plymouth State University to Hold Conference on Human Trafficking in N.H.