TOPEKA – (November 15, 2017) – Kansas is one of eight states to receive an “A” ranking from an international human trafficking victim advocacy group, Kansas Attorney General Derek Schmidt said today. Shared Hope International, a victim advocacy group that seeks to end sex trafficking and exploitation of women and children worldwide, issues annual report cards for states through its Protected Innocence Challenge. The “grade” Kansas received from Shared Hope International for its efforts to combat human trafficking has improved to an “A” this year, with Kansas receiving 92 out of a possible 100 points for 2017. According to Shared Hope, Kansas is the third most-improved state in the nation and one of only two states that increased four grade levels...
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AG Derek Schmidt: Kansas improves to an “A” grade in combating human trafficking