Qualitative Analysis of Commercial Sex and Sex Trafficking in Akron-Canton, Ohio


September 10 | 4:00 - 5:00 PM | Room 3010A

It was established that there was a lack of publically available data on the commercial sex industry in the Akron/Canton Ohio area. To address this issue, a research team was organized and recorded three months of data from a leading website known to hosting commercial sex advertisements. The purpose of this particular research was to not only to establish a better understanding of where it happens in the Akron/Canton area, but also, where education and outreach efforts by local coalitions should be focused on.

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