Tom Perez: Interview with a cyberpatroller

Tom Perez: Interview with a cyberpatroller
Posted by on April 27, 2017 in CEASE Network, Spotlight

Tom Perez is the founder of The EPIK (Every Man Protecting Innocent Kids) Project, an organization founded in 2012 to combat sex trafficking online. We asked him what he’s learned about buyers through his work, and the value of being part of the CEASE Network.

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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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Sadhvi Siddhali Shree: Interview with a filmmaker

Sadhvi Siddhali Shree: Interview with a filmmaker
Posted by on April 17, 2017 in Spotlight

In this Q&A, Sadhvi Siddhali Shree tells us about her latest film and how she was inspired by the movement leaders working tirelessly to stop sex trafficking.

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Angelyn Bayless: Interview with a disruptor

Angelyn Bayless: Interview with a disruptor
Posted by on April 3, 2017 in CEASE Network, Spotlight

Angie Bayless trains local and national law enforcement on innovative ways to disrupt sex buying and hold buyers accountable for their role in trafficking.

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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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Marian Hatcher: Interview with a leader

Marian Hatcher: Interview with a leader
Posted by on March 14, 2017 in Spotlight

Marian Hatcher talks about her work and receiving the presidential lifetime achievement award.

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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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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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