Human Trafficking-Who’s Next?

What is human trafficking? 
Is this something we have to worry about in Noble County, Ohio?
Who could be a potential victim of human trafficking? Could it be someone you know?

Human trafficking is modern day slavery.
Is this an issue that could be in Noble County, YES. 
Ohio is one of the top states for trafficking.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Victims have potential risk factors:

  • Lack of personal safety
  • Emotional distress
  • Homelessness
  • Isolation
  • Poverty
  • Family dysfunction
  • Substance abuse
  • Mental illness
  • Learning disabilities
  • Developmental delay
  • Childhood sexual abuse
  • Promotion of sexual exploitation by family members or peers
  • Lack of social support

 

Now do you know anyone with any of these factors? If you thought “no” then think again, we all do. We all probably know more than one..now what are we going to do about it?

Let’s start with helping this kids feel like they are not isolated, isolated child look for anything to get themselves attached to. They turn toward outside sources to try to feel wanted and loved.

VOLUNTEER-be that someone a child can count on to make them feel they have someone. Let them know they are loved and wanted. Be a voice for them when no one else is hearing them. Stand with them to fight for what is best for them.

Make a Stand, Stand with us at Noble County of CASA to help protect our children and our community.

lhill@noblecountycasa.com

740-732-5702