Topic: Laurie Cook Heffron

University of Texas at Austin School of Social Work Part of Study to Determine Why Sexual Assault Kits Are Not Being Tested for Use as Possible Evidence

July 7, 2011

University of Texas at Austin School of Social Work researchers have been chosen by the U.S. Department of Justice to participate in a study to determine why rape kits are not being tested and used as possible evidence in sexual assault cases.

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Researchers combat hidden crime that forces women, men and children into labor, sex industries

March 29, 2010

A Salvadoran woman is promised a good job as a child care worker and ends up as a brothel worker or unpaid domestic servant.

An American child runs away from an abusive home and is prostituted for sex by a pimp.

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