What is human trafficking?
Human trafficking is a form of modern-day slavery where people profit from the control and exploitation of others.
New York State criminalized sex trafficking and labor trafficking in 2007. However, there are significant gaps, loopholes and implementation problems in our legislative framework. The Trafficking Victims Protection and Justice Act (TVPJA) addresses these problems. Visit, The Issues, to learn more.
what is the tvpja?
The Trafficking Victims Protection and Justice Act (TVPJA) is New York State Legislation sponsored by Assembly member Amy Paulin and Senator Andrew Lanza.
New York State is a national hub for human trafficking and current laws must be strengthened to protect the victims and hold their abusers accountable.