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Child Advocacy: Mikulski, colleagues call for human-trafficking crackdown

Those on both panels discussed the need for a two-pronged approach to eliminate sex trafficking – pimps and johns need to face harsher punishments for selling and buying minors, while children who have been trafficked need to be treated as victims of a crime rather than criminals. “They are not child prostitutes, there is no such thing as a child prostitute,” said Malika Saada Saar, executive director of the Human Rights Project for Girls.

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Divorce Financial Planning: What’s the difference?

A good deal of the emphasis is on helping clients adjust to their new reality post-divorce — and the financial framework helps to shape this picture. A spouse who, for example, wants to keep the family home may reconsider when presented with the true cost of doing so — not only in dollars and cents, but in missed opportunities to accomplish other goals.

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