NASHVILLE, Tenn. - Tennessee has been named the number one state in the nation for laws that fight human sex trafficking.
Shared Hope International announced the rankings Wednesday morning in Washington D.C.
Tennessee scored the highest in the nation with 96.5 points. West Virginia and California were named as the Most Improved for 2017.
Congrats to the states of West Virginia and California for being the most improved states in 2017 and to Tennessee for achieving the highest score!!! #PIC2017 #stoptheinjustice pic.twitter.com/tm0Isk2DoN— SharedHope Int'l (@SharedHope) November 15, 2017
In a release, End Slavery Tennessee said the state’s “score this year demonstrates that a collective impact approach to fight human trafficking yields results.”
Click here to lean more about how Tennessee is fighting human trafficking.