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Dottie Laster Speaking at Texas State University

On Monday, April 22, 2013, Dottie Laster will be speaking to Dr. Catherine Hawkins’ human rights class at Texas State University, San Marcos about the nuances of human trafficking occurring in colleges and universities across the country. Laster states on her blog, Anti-Human Trafficking News: What do bright college students have to worry about? Part 1 In the past 2 years, I have seen a sharp increase in the number of U.S. Citizen college students targeted by human trafficking. I also hear from victims that sex traffickers are lurking around high school and middle school campuses. After the many campus shootings and the other dangers parents warn their children about before sending them away from home for the first time, it is unlikely that most parents are discussing the tactics of “romeo pimps” with the daughters who have achieved academic success. Dottie will talk to the class about human rights, what they are, and the responsibility of exercising those rights in a lawful manner, not forfeiting them because of misinformation or lack of education about them.  She will also explain …