Bethany Gilot

MGN Online

January is Human Trafficking Awareness Month, and North Florida experts are hoping to use the time to spread more awareness about common misconceptions and what the public can do to help.

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There are a lot more boys who are victims of human trafficking than previously thought in Florida. That’s according to Bethany Gilot, the statewide human trafficking director of the Florida Department of Juvenile Justice. She says it’s because the disclosure rate among boys is extremely low.