3rd World Problem 1st World Country
Sex Trafficking : Our Country's 2nd Largest Crime, in Ohio
Widespread Sex Trafficking
This crime is no longer going unnoticed. Over the past year alone, 30 victims and 21 traffickers have been recovered in Ohio, excluding those in Toledo. Ohio has conducted 17 arrests that resulted in 15 prosecutions in the last year, and Toledo is undergoing a federal investigation. Ohio Governor John Kasick also took a firm stand in signing legislation to set up obligatory cooperation of state and local agencies or organizations that allows them to pool their resources for the goal of the elimination of human trafficking.
FIRST: Pack your lunch for 2 weeks.
Lunch prices are around 2.50 per person. By packing your lunch for 2 weeks, you would save 25 dollars.
SECOND: Save up total amount of money from the year. (Not including June, July, and August. The total amount should be around 225 dollars.
LAST: Visit the Covering House website. Click donate and give that 225 dollars to one, or two girls who have had to endure more in their life, then anyone should have.
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- Inglish, P. (2013, June 01). Successful interventions for toledo, ohio. Retrieved from http://pattyinglishms.hubpages.com/hub/Toledo-Ohio-Third-Largest-City-for-Child-Sex-Trafficking-and-Slavery
- Tarnoski, D. (n.d.). Stories of victims of child trafficking. Retrieved from http://womenagainstchildtrafficking.weebly.com/stories-of-victims-of-child-trafficking.html
- Podolak, J. (2013, June 14). Human trafficking survivor fights to stop human scourge. Retrieved from http://www.news-herald.com/general-news/20130714/human-trafficking-survivor-fights-to-stop-hidden-scourge