Jimmy Carter Joins Battle Against Sex-Buying

The campaign against sex-buying has a new champion. Former President Jimmy Carter has thrown his moral weight — and the organizational muscle of his Carter Center — behind the growing national movement to fight sexual exploitation by focusing on the buyers.

President Carter and Ambassador Hunt Call for Change

President Carter and Swanee coauthored an op-ed for Politico to coincide with The World Summit: End Exploitation 2025.

Historic Legislation to Combat Demand

Last week the US Senate voted in support of the Justice for Victims of Trafficking Act (JVTA), which includes the most significant demand prevention language in a decade.

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 […]

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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 »