Steeper penalties for sexual exploitation of minors in New York state? (Thomson Reuters)

May 14, 2014 - 02:30

5/14/2014 -- Thomson Reuters -- "Steeper penalties for sexual exploitation of minors in New York state?"

'The Trafficking Victims Protection & Justice Act (#TVPJA) primarily would strengthen existing law by increasing criminal penalties against those who buy sex and the pimps who provide the victims.

“This is an important step in better protecting victims of trafficking and ensuring accountability in buyers and traffickers,” Kristen Berg, programme officer for trafficking at Equality Now, told Thomson Reuters Foundation'.
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