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By Hannah Romero
Staff Writer 

Raising awareness of modern slavery


January 13, 2022

Slavery still exists and is a widespread problem, not only through the world but in Wyoming. Human trafficking, often referred to as modern slavery, involves exploiting adults or children and forcing them to perform acts of labor or commercial sex to make a profit for traffickers.

While many people and organizations work to raise awareness of human trafficking all through the year, extra attention is given to the topic in January, which has been recognized nationally and locally as Human Trafficking Awareness Month.

Green River recognized the month with a proclamation at last week’s cit...

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