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

Full decriminalization of the sex trade has nothing to do with “Human Rights.”
Posted by on May 6, 2016 in Media

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

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

If sex buyers knew the truth, would they still buy?
Posted by on May 6, 2016 in Media

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.

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

My Experience in the Sex Trade Had Nothing to Do with Choice
Posted by on May 5, 2016 in Media

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.”

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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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