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

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Pete Holmes and Heidi Sargent: Interview with Seattle City Attorneys (Part 2)

We asked Seattle City Attorney Pete Holmes and Assistant City Attorney Heidi Sargent about how they’re focusing on the demand side of prostitution in Seattle, and what they would say to other cities that want to get involved.

Pete Holmes and Heidi Sargent: Interview with Seattle City Attorneys (Part 1)

We asked Seattle City Attorney Pete Holmes and Assistant City Attorney Heidi Sargent about how they’re focusing on the demand side of prostitution in Seattle, and what they would say to other cities that want to get involved.

Webinar: Mapping the Sex Buyer Journey

In this webinar, Bianca Morales-Egan and Angie Bayless take participants on a “sex buyer journey” to explore some of the primary cultural and social forces that may influence men to buy sex.

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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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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