Ohio’s Human Trafficking Grade Rises
The Polaris Project, a Washington D.C.-based organization that works to combat human trafficking nationally, moved Ohio up a notch in its annual ratings of state human trafficking laws in a report released yesterday, The Columbus Dispatch reported. Legislation passed into law this past December by former Gov.
Rep. Fedor Introduces “Safe Harbor for Exploited Children” Act
State Rep. Teresa Fedor (D-Toledo) today introduced legislation to protect children who are the victims of human trafficking. The "Safe Harbor for Exploited Children" act – House Bill 262 – will provide a "safe harbor" for minor victims of human trafficking. The Bill requires that a minor be given appropriate services and prevents a child victim from being charged with solicitation.
Human Trafficking Awareness Day
Rep. Teresa Fedor (D-Toledo) today recognized Human Trafficking Awareness Day at the Ohio Statehouse.
In honor of the National Human Trafficking Day, Second Chance extends its gratitude to the tireless work of individuals and organizations working tirelessly to combat human trafficking and provide services and support to victims.