Boston Herald: Opioid crisis fueling region’s sex trade
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Boston Herald: Opioid crisis fueling region’s sex trade

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Mar 17, 2017
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The Boston Herald has published a powerful and carefully researched two-part special report on how the opioid epidemic fuels the sex trafficking industry. Over two days, the paper covered its front page with images and headlines capturing the brutality of the sex trade and its direct ties to drug abuse in Boston. In her series […]

Drake’s new hit sends the wrong message
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Drake’s new hit sends the wrong message

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Aug 25, 2016
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Drake and DJ Khaled’s latest hit, “For Free,” sends a dangerous message about the commodification of sex.

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

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Jul 19, 2016
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Seattle Police launch a first-of-its-kind sting that’s deterring buyers and getting money for victims

Full decriminalization of the sex trade has nothing to do with “Human Rights.”
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Full decriminalization of the sex trade has nothing to do with “Human Rights.”

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May 6, 2016
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Advocating full decriminalization of the illegal sex trade as a “human right” isn’t just misguided—it’s offensive.

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

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May 6, 2016
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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.

My Experience in the Sex Trade Had Nothing to Do with Choice
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My Experience in the Sex Trade Had Nothing to Do with Choice

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May 5, 2016
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Survivor Audrey Morrissey: “I know there are some women who say they do this willingly… Maybe that’s their truth, but that’s not mine.”

Demand Abolition Partners with Attorney General Healey
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Demand Abolition Partners with Attorney General Healey

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Apr 7, 2016
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I am very proud to have shared a stage with Massachusetts Attorney General Maura Healey a true leader in the fight against demand.

France Adopts the Nordic Model
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France Adopts the Nordic Model

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Apr 7, 2016
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France joins the list of progressive countries that have approved laws criminalizing those who buy sex rather than those being sold

Why Prostitution Should Not be Fully Decriminalized
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Why Prostitution Should Not be Fully Decriminalized

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Feb 26, 2016
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By Lina Nealon, Founding Director of Demand Abolition

CNN highlights Ambassador Swanee Hunt’s Mission to Stop Sex Trafficking
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CNN highlights Ambassador Swanee Hunt’s Mission to Stop Sex Trafficking

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Jan 8, 2016
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CNN International broadcast a profile of Ambassador Swanee Hunt highlighting her mission to end commercial sexual exploitation by confronting the driving force behind sex- trafficking: the men who choose to buy sex.

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