Category: Media Coverage

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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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 Media Coverage

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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CNN highlights Ambassador Swanee Hunt’s mission to stop sex trafficking

CNN highlights Ambassador Swanee Hunt’s mission to stop sex trafficking

Posted by on January 8, 2016 in Media Coverage

CNN International broadcast a profile of Ambassador Swanee Hunt highlighting her mission to end commercial sexual exploitation by confronting the driving force behind sex- trafficking: the men who choose to buy sex.

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TIME: Catching johns

TIME: Catching johns

Posted by on October 4, 2015 in CEASE Network, Media Coverage, Success Stories

In this multimedia feature, TIME Magazine explores why cops across the US are targeting men who buy prostitutes, and highlights efforts in Cook County, Illinois, which is part of Demand Abolition’s CEASE Network (Cities Empowered Against Sexual Exploitation).

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BBC: The chatbot taking on Seattle’s sex trade

BBC: The chatbot taking on Seattle’s sex trade

Posted by on November 25, 2017 in CEASE Network, Media Coverage, Success Stories

BBC North America technology reporter Dave Lee reports on a chatbot that’s deterring men from buying sex and reaching out to women who may be victims of sex trafficking in Seattle.  “For someone who thinks they’re anonymous, who thinks they can go on the internet and buy another human being, it’s a big wake-up call.” – […]

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Curing ‘Johns’: Ten-week course aims to change sex buyers’ lives

Curing ‘Johns’: Ten-week course aims to change sex buyers’ lives

Posted by on November 1, 2017 in CEASE Network, Media Coverage, Success Stories

This in-depth report examines Peter Qualliotine’s “Stopping Sexual Exploitation” class for men who have been convicted of sex buying in Seattle. Read the story »

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