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Out of the Shadows: A tool for Identifying Victims of Human Trafficking
The landmark Trafficking Victims Protection Act made trafficking in persons a federal crime in 2000, but the greatest obstacle to rescuing victims of human trafficking is identifying them. To make identifying these people easier

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Victim’s Rights
“If the victim is present, the court, at the victim’s request, shall permit the presence of an individual to provide support to the victim . . .”
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Arkansas Statutory References to Sexual Assault
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Emergency Contraception
All health care facilities that are licensed in this state and provide emergency care to sexual assault survivors shall inform the survivor in a timely manner of the availability of emergency contraception as a means of pregnancy prophylaxis and educate the sexual assault survivor on the proper use of emergency contraception and the appropriate follow-up care.

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