Understanding how people get coerced into selling sex
involves coming to terms with a dizzying array of mitigating economic,
social and personal factors. Local leaders are working to provide new
resources and outreach, but myriad
factors present barriers to those seeking recovery.
The OTS program, created in 2006, is
spearheaded by Cincinnati Union Bethel and focuses on six areas of
need: emergency needs, housing, medical care, mental health, substance
abuse, education and employment.