I Am Jane Doe, a film review

Posted by on February 10, 2017 in News

The gut-wrenching documentary, I Am Jane Doe, by producer Mary Mazzio, follows the courtroom journey of three young women

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Backpage.com shuts down. What’s Next?

Backpage.com shuts down. What’s Next?
Posted by on January 12, 2017 in Uncategorized

Citing pressure from the U.S. Senate Permanent Subcommittee on Investigations, Backpage.com closed the adult section of its website, which offers classified advertising. This is a victory for those of us who want to make it harder for sex buyers to exploit vulnerable people: Sex buyers will face a major disruption in the marketplace. The federal […]

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Major win in the fight against online sex trafficking

Major win in the fight against online sex trafficking
Posted by on October 7, 2016 in Uncategorized

Backpage.com CEO is arrested on several felony pimping charges.

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John Schools: A practical, cost-effective way to reduce demand

John Schools: A practical, cost-effective way to reduce demand
Posted by on October 5, 2016 in Uncategorized

One of the most promising tactics to reducing demand is sending convicted sex buyers to “john schools.”

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Demand in the news

Demand in the news
Posted by on September 27, 2016 in News

In the past week, we’ve seen a spike in news stories calling out sex buyers for funding the illegal sex trade. Get caught up in this media recap.

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Drake’s new hit sends the wrong message

Drake’s new hit sends the wrong message
Posted by on August 25, 2016 in Media

Drake and DJ Khaled’s latest hit, “For Free,” sends a dangerous message about the commodification of sex.

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National sting targeting buyers nets record number of arrests

National sting targeting buyers nets record number of arrests
Posted by on August 24, 2016 in CEASE Network

The National Johns Suppression Initiative, a nationwide anti-trafficking operation targeting sex buyers, is reporting very impressive numbers from its most recent sting.

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Seattle busts 200 buyers; could collect up to $275K for sex trade victims

Seattle busts 200 buyers; could collect up to $275K for sex trade victims
Posted by on July 19, 2016 in Media

Seattle Police launch a first-of-its-kind sting that’s deterring buyers and getting money for victims

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Congress and DOJ: A better response to domestic trafficking is needed

Congress and DOJ: A better response to domestic trafficking is needed
Posted by on June 29, 2016 in Uncategorized

The Senate Judiciary Committee held a special hearing for an update on how the Justice for Victims of Trafficking Act is being implemented

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Bipartisan Call for Full Implementation of Justice for Victims of Trafficking Act

Bipartisan Call for Full Implementation of Justice for Victims of Trafficking Act
Posted by on May 25, 2016 in Uncategorized

The Justice for Victims of Trafficking Act is a year old. But many in congress say more can be done to ensure it is being used to its full potential.

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