Cities Empowered Against Sexual Exploitation (CEASE) Network

Demand Abolition’s CEASE Network is a collaboration of pioneering cities committed to ending the exploitation caused by prostitution and sex trafficking by stopping the demand for paid sex.

No buyers, no business.

CEASE Network’s holistic approach involves people from multiple sectors of the local community, including survivor leaders, law enforcement professionals, policymakers, and others.

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How Do We Reduce Demand?

Hold Buyers Accountable

Deter Potential Buyers

Engage Allies and Public Institutions

Successes

New Technology Platform Addresses Supply and Demand of Sex Trafficking

New Technology Platform Addresses Supply and Demand of Sex Trafficking

Posted by on October 3, 2017 in CEASE Network, Success Stories

Robert Beiser, Executive Director of Seattle Against Slavery, recently demonstrated two technology platforms that address both the supply and demand of sex trafficking.

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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 Coverage, News, Success Stories

“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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Tracking and deterring buyers in Atlanta

Tracking and deterring buyers in Atlanta

Posted by on June 6, 2017 in CEASE Network, Success Stories

The Atlanta CEASE team has harnessed technology to reach and deter over 20,000 likely buyers at the point-of-sale, and is collecting data on potential buyers.

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Help us stop sexual exploitation by ending sex buying in your community. Contact us about becoming a CEASE Network ally.