AG Derek Schmidt, Kansas Hospital Association partner to combat human trafficking

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TOPEKA – (August 27, 2020) – Attorney General Derek Schmidt today announced a new partnership with the Kansas Hospital Association to create an online toolkit for increased awareness within the health care community of human trafficking.Schmidt said the goal of the partnership is to provide practical and effective tools to help all health care providers identify, interact and intervene in situations where human trafficking is suspected. Human trafficking is happening in both rural and urban areas of the state and men, women and children can be victims of both labor and sex trafficking. According to a 2014 study by the Global Centurion Foundation, 88 percent of sex trafficking victims said they had contact with a medical provider while they were...

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AG Derek Schmidt, Kansas Hospital Association partner to combat human trafficking

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