WSU hosting panel on human trafficking

WICHITA, Kan. (AP) — Wichita State University is scheduled to host an upcoming conference on combating human trafficking.

Several of the state’s leading authorities on human trafficking are expected to attend the event Monday.

Karen Countryman-Roswurm, executive director of WSU’s Center to Combat Human Trafficking, will moderate a discussion that will include Kansas Attorney General Derek Schmidt and Timothy Henderson, presiding judge for the 18th Judicial District Juvenile Division in Sedgwick County.

The roundtable discussion is open to the public.

The Monday gathering is the first in a weeklong series of events organized by the Center for Combating Human Trafficking. provides commenting to allow for constructive discussion on the stories we cover. In order to comment here, you acknowledge you have read and agreed to our Terms of Service. Commenters who violate these terms, including use of vulgar language, racial slurs or consistent name calling will be banned. Please be respectful of the opinions of others. If you see an inappropriate comment, please flag it for our moderators to review.

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