Victims of sexual exploitation/trafficking aren’t seen. And when they are noticed, unjust treatment, punishment, and disdain often follow.
These women need love, understanding, and healing. They also need justice. Who will listen? And who will fight for them?
As a respected expert, Leslie King has access to those who are able to affect legal and legislative change. As a survivor, her righteous anger compels her to act in the following ways:
- Standing up for victims’ rights
Working closely with Michigan Attorney General Bill Schutte’s task force on ending human trafficking
Advocating with state and local officials for tougher laws that target traffickers
Serving as an expert witness in civil and criminal cases
Joining with local agencies and police departments as a survivor specialist