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What is Human Trafficking Ohio Human Trafficking Taskforce Fighting Human Trafficking

Human trafficking is a form of modern-day slavery where people profit from the control and exploitation of others. Learn how to recognize the signs of human trafficking.

Right here in Ohio, every year over 1,000 children are estimated to become victims of human trafficking. See what Ohio is doing to stop this crime.

Ohio recently passed landmark legislation to address human trafficking. Click here to learn more about changes in Ohio’s laws.

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How to Get Help

Contact the National Human
Trafficking Resource Center

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Governor Kasich is Committed to Stop Human Trafficking

Human trafficking is one of the fastest growing criminal enterprises worldwide. Each year an estimated 1,078 Ohio children become victims and 3,016 more are at-risk. Governor Kasich is committed to addressing this problem.

In 2012, Governor Kasich formed The Ohio Human Trafficking Task Force to marshal the state’s resources to provide wraparound services for victims and punish the perpetrators of this horrible crime. We are making progress, but the work left to be done is great. Please explore this website and sign up for our mailing list to learn how to get involved.

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