Podcast: IN PLAIN SIGHT with Devin Rebello

Demand Abolition’s Devin Rebello recently had the opportunity to connect with David Trotter from IN PLAIN SIGHT.

The Ugly Truth About Pretty Woman

This month marks the 25th anniversary of the release of the film Pretty Woman. Many are reminiscing about the movie and its “fairytale” romance in popular media, including a reunion of the cast on the TODAY Show. Demand Abolition and our allies are using this moment to further a national dialogue about the harmful and exploitative nature […]

Boston Takes a Stand Against Commercial Sexual Exploitation

The city of Boston announced its participation in the CEASE Network (Cities Empowered Against Sexual Exploitation) at an emotion-charged news conference led by  Mayor Martin Walsh.

CEASE Network Launch Event, Phoenix Arizona

Anti-trafficking leaders from around the country recently joined Demand Abolition in Phoenix, Arizona to launch the CEASE Network (Cities Empowered Against Sexual Exploitation).

National Initiative to Fight Sex Trafficking Launched

Eleven pioneering cities today announced the launch of the CEASE Network (Cities Empowered Against Sexual Exploitation), a collaboration of men and women committed to combatting sex trafficking by reducing demand for buying sex by 20 percent in two years.

We're abolishing the illegal commercial sex industry by eradicating demand for purchased sex. Learn more »

Deconstructing Demand

Giving 14 salient reasons, Ambassador Swanee Hunt makes the case against purchasing women and girls for sexual gratification. Learn more »

Understanding Buyers

We must understand the attitudes, backgrounds, and behaviors that prevent some men but allow others to buy sex. Learn more »

Eliminating Demand

A number of successful initiatives, from "john" school to neighborhood action, are combating demand across the country. Learn more »