Sex buyers drive the illegal sex trade. Without their money, pimps and traffickers have zero incentives. No buyers = no business.

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Elizabeth Scaife: Interview with a Trainer

Elizabeth Scaife is the Senior Director of Training at Shared Hope International. We talked with her about how she got involved in this work, and why the annual JuST Conference is so successful.

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New Technology Platform Addresses Supply and Demand of Sex Trafficking

Robert Beiser, Executive Director of Seattle Against Slavery, recently demonstrated two technology platforms that address both the supply and demand of sex trafficking.

New NCAA policy sidesteps paid sex

The NCAA has taken a useful step against sexual violence on campus by requiring coaches and athletes to complete a course each year on its prevention. But there’s a glaring omission: the new policy makes no mention of prostitution, a notorious form of sexual abuse.

Anti-trafficking laws have made great progress

Members of Congress are writing smarter laws that address the problem at its roots

Deconstructing Demand

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

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Legalizing Doesn’t Work

Countries with legal or fully decriminalized prostitution often see increases in trafficking, pimping, and violence towards prostituted people.

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Cities Ending Exploitation

Demand Abolition’s CEASE Network is committed to stopping demand for paid sex.

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