Demand in the news
In News

Demand in the news

By
Sep 27, 2016
No Comments

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.

National sting targeting buyers nets record number of arrests

National sting targeting buyers nets record number of arrests

By
Aug 24, 2016
One Comment

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

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

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

By
Jul 19, 2016
No Comments

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

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

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

By
Jun 29, 2016
No Comments

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

If sex buyers knew the truth, would they still buy?
In Media

If sex buyers knew the truth, would they still buy?

By
May 6, 2016
No Comments

Survivor leader Rebecca Bender shares a personal story about her exploitation at the hands of a trafficker, and poses a critical question about those who purchased her.

The Problem with Starz’s ‘Girlfriend Experience’

The Problem with Starz’s ‘Girlfriend Experience’

By
Apr 8, 2016
No Comments

The series sends an inaccurate–and dangerous–message to viewers.

France Adopts the Nordic Model
In Media

France Adopts the Nordic Model

By
Apr 7, 2016
No Comments

France joins the list of progressive countries that have approved laws criminalizing those who buy sex rather than those being sold

Sharing Tactics in Demand Reduction

Sharing Tactics in Demand Reduction

By
Mar 17, 2016
No Comments

For three days, a dedicated group of elected officials, CEASE Network coordinators, police and federal law enforcement officers, prosecutors, survivor leaders, researchers, and tech specialists learned about new ways to fight commercial sexual exploitation.

Why Prostitution Should Not be Fully Decriminalized
In Media

Why Prostitution Should Not be Fully Decriminalized

By
Feb 26, 2016
No Comments

By Lina Nealon, Founding Director of Demand Abolition

Human Trafficking Awareness Month: It’s time to go after the source of exploitation

Human Trafficking Awareness Month: It’s time to go after the source of exploitation

By
Jan 11, 2016
No Comments

Learn why stopping sex trafficking starts with holding sex buyers accountable.

Load More