New NCAA policy sidesteps paid sex

New NCAA policy sidesteps paid sex
Posted by on August 22, 2017 in Media, News

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.

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Anti-trafficking organizations applaud members of congress for recommending Justice Department investigate Backpage

Anti-trafficking organizations applaud members of congress for recommending Justice Department investigate Backpage
Posted by on July 14, 2017 in News

We are thankful to Senators Rob Portman (R-OH), Claire McCaskill (D-MO), and Tom Carper (D-RI) for their leadership in the exhaustive investigation of Backpage.com’s role in facilitating online sex trafficking, and their clarion call for the Department of Justice to proceed with a criminal investigation.

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ABC News report highlights innovative work to end sex buying

ABC News report highlights innovative work to end sex buying
Posted by on June 28, 2017 in CEASE Network, Media, News

“Nightline” takes an in-depth look at the groundbreaking work of Seattle-area law enforcement in confronting the demand for prostitution.

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To fight sex trafficking, target the men who buy sex

To fight sex trafficking, target the men who buy sex
Posted by on April 27, 2017 in News

The Washington Post published this letter to the editor by Alex Trouteaud, our director of public policy and research, on April 24.

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Boston Herald: Opioid crisis fueling region’s sex trade

Boston Herald: Opioid crisis fueling region’s sex trade
Posted by on March 17, 2017 in Media, News

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 […]

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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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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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Massachusetts leaders take a stand against sex-buying

Massachusetts leaders take a stand against sex-buying
Posted by on April 20, 2016 in CEASE Network, News, Uncategorized

Top MA officials work together to stop employees from buying sex

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West coast: Tell Amnesty you support victims of the sex trade, not their exploiters

West coast: Tell Amnesty you support victims of the sex trade, not their exploiters
Posted by on November 15, 2015 in News

Attention residents of the West Coast, Rocky Mountain, and Southwestern states: you have the unique opportunity to tell Amnesty International to reverse its recent support of full decriminalization of the sex trade (including sex-buying, pimping, and brothel owning). The Amnesty International Western Regional Conference is being held this weekend—November 20-22—at the Sheraton Gateway in Los […]

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