Category: Events

Los Angeles Sheriff’s Department Announces Partnership with Demand Abolition 

Los Angeles Sheriff’s Department Announces Partnership with Demand Abolition 

Posted by on November 20, 2017 in CEASE Network, Events, News, Success Stories

 A year after launching the Los Angeles Regional Human Trafficking Task Force, Sheriff Jim McDonnell announced a new partnership with Demand Abolition’s CEASE Network (Cities Empowered Against Sexual Exploitation).

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Policy Update, Survivor Gathering, Documentaries, and More

Policy Update, Survivor Gathering, Documentaries, and More

Posted by on October 5, 2017 in CEASE Network, Events, Newsletter, Policy

Demand Abolition’s monthly newsletter

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Boston mayor and Demand Abolition host hackathon

Boston mayor and Demand Abolition host hackathon

Posted by on February 5, 2016 in Events

More than 100 programmers and technologists pooled their skills to develop nine imaginative projects to disrupt the demand that fuels sex trafficking and sexual exploitation

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Human Trafficking Awareness Month: It’s time to go after the source of exploitation

Human Trafficking Awareness Month: It’s time to go after the source of exploitation

Posted by on January 11, 2016 in Events, Uncategorized

Learn why stopping sex trafficking starts with holding sex buyers accountable.

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UN meets to discuss human trafficking in conflict areas

UN meets to discuss human trafficking in conflict areas

Posted by on December 30, 2015 in Events, Uncategorized

In response to the disturbing trend of extremist groups engaging in human trafficking in war-torn areas, the UN Security Council recently held the first ever meeting on modern slavery as it relates to armed conflict.

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Jimmy Carter joins battle against sex-buying

Jimmy Carter joins battle against sex-buying

Posted by on June 1, 2015 in CEASE Network, Events

The campaign against sex-buying has a new champion. Former President Jimmy Carter has thrown his moral weight — and the organizational muscle of his Carter Center — behind the growing national movement to fight sexual exploitation by focusing on the buyers.

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Historic legislation to combat demand

Historic legislation to combat demand

Posted by on April 29, 2015 in Events, Media Coverage

Last week the US Senate voted in support of the Justice for Victims of Trafficking Act (JVTA), which includes the most significant demand prevention language in a decade.

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CEASE Network launch event in Phoenix, Arizona

CEASE Network launch event in Phoenix, Arizona

Posted by on February 25, 2015 in CEASE Network, Events

Anti-trafficking leaders from around the country recently joined Demand Abolition in Phoenix, Arizona to launch the CEASE Network (Cities Empowered Against Sexual Exploitation).

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National initiative to fight sex trafficking launched

Posted by on February 6, 2015 in CEASE Network, Events, Press Release

Eleven pioneering cities today announced the launch of the CEASE Network (Cities Empowered Against Sexual Exploitation), a collaboration of men and women committed to combatting sex trafficking by reducing demand for buying sex by 20 percent in two years.

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Demand Abolition co-hosts advance screening of Nick Kristof documentary “A Path Appears”

Demand Abolition co-hosts advance screening of Nick Kristof documentary “A Path Appears”

Posted by on January 26, 2015 in Events

Demand Abolition recently hosted an advanced screening of Nick Kristof’s documentary, A Path Appears, which provides an unflinching look at domestic sex trafficking in Boston and other American cities.

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Nick Kristof: We can make a difference one drop at a time

Nick Kristof: We can make a difference one drop at a time

Posted by on October 20, 2014 in Events, Media Coverage

Two-time Pulitzer Prize-winning columnist for the New York Times conveys his vision for how the world can be changed through small gestures of generosity.

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Ambassador Swanee Hunt given Abolitionist Award

Posted by on January 23, 2013 in Events, News

The Nomi Network has selected Demand Abolition Chair Swanee Hunt for its 2013 Abolitionist Award, given to “visionary leaders [who] have established a legacy in the eradication of modern day slavery.” The Nomi Network, which fosters the financial independence of women who are vulnerable to trafficking, also presented Jean Baderschneider with its Corporate Responsibility Award […]

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