Rigell, House Strengthen Human Trafficking Laws

Rigell, House Strengthen Human Trafficking Laws, Pass 12 Bipartisan Bills Legislation will improve the tools available to law enforcement, open up additional resources for victims in recovery, and train government employees on how to properly detect and respond to...

‘I Speak Their Language’: Sex Trafficking Survivor Uses Experience To Help Victims Escape The Life

For nearly two decades, Lazenko was part of that illicit world, starting as a 13-year-old runaway when, she says, she was bought and sold for sex. Prostitution, pornography and strip clubs followed. Then she walked away from it all. She eventually moved to Montana and a few years ago, while counseling at-risk girls, she began hearing about young women being recruited for prostitution in the Bakken oilfields. She wanted to help.