This webinar explores the fundamental shift in the way the justice system and victim service providers view the commercial sex industry. From “what used to be standard prostitution cases, now there’s a keen eye out there for warning signs of human trafficking,” says one investigator.
Join Shea M. Rhodes, Esq., the statewide legal expert on Pennsylvania laws related to sex trafficking and commercial sexual exploitation and co-founder and director of the Institute to Address Commercial Sexual Exploitation (CSE Institute) at Villanova University Charles Widger School of Law.
• Learn about relevant federal and state laws
• Identify the intersection between domestic violence and sex trafficking
• Understand why victims of sex trafficking don’t always identify themselves as domestic violence victims and that the psychological and trauma bonds with their trafficker are fundamental obstacles