S.T.A.R.T. PROGRAM SEEKS TO EDUCATE THE PUBLIC ON SEX TRAFFICKING IN CANADA
3/7/2018 6:56:58 AM


The OPP invites members of the public, particularly educators and hospitality workers, to attend S.T.A.R.T. (Stop Trafficking, Advocate and Report Today) training.

The program was designed to help members of the public spot the signs of human trafficking.   

Participants will learn the indicators of human trafficking, how to identify victims of human trafficking, how people are victimized by human trafficking, and more.

The S.T.A.R.T. program will also feature keynote speaker Timea Nagy, human trafficking survivor, author, speaker and social advocate.

Nagy immigrated to Canada in 1998. Her nightmare unfolded in Toronto in that same year after arriving from Budapest, Hungary in the hopes of finding meaningful employment.

The daughter of a Hungarian police woman, Timea was held in a cheap motel, at the hands of traffickers, forced to work in the sex industry.

The event take place in Kincardine at the Best Western Plus Governor's Inn on Thursday March 22nd, 2018 from 10am-3pm.

The S.T.A.R.T. program is free, but registration is required. Please contact Detective Staff Sgt. Paula Rossewy at your earliest opportunity to assure your seat at the table. Crime prevention works best when we all work together.

Phone:   519-652-4100

E-mail:    paula.rossewy@opp.ca

   

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