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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 Success Stories, Uncategorized

One of the most promising tactics to reducing demand is sending convicted sex buyers to “john schools.”

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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 Uncategorized

Drake and DJ Khaled’s latest hit, “For Free,” sends a dangerous message about the commodification of sex.

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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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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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The problem with Starz’s ‘Girlfriend Experience’

The problem with Starz’s ‘Girlfriend Experience’

Posted by on April 8, 2016 in Uncategorized

The series sends an inaccurate–and dangerous–message to viewers.

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France adopts the Nordic Model

France adopts the Nordic Model

Posted by on April 7, 2016 in Uncategorized

France joins the list of progressive countries that have approved laws criminalizing those who buy sex rather than those being sold

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Sharing tactics in demand reduction

Sharing tactics in demand reduction

Posted by on March 17, 2016 in Uncategorized

For three days, a dedicated group of elected officials, CEASE Network coordinators, police and federal law enforcement officers, prosecutors, survivor leaders, researchers, and tech specialists learned about new ways to fight commercial 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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Washington employs new approach to end online commercial sexual exploitation

Washington employs new approach to end online commercial sexual exploitation

Posted by on January 8, 2016 in Uncategorized

In a first-of-its-kind case, the King County Sherriff’s Office, the Bellevue Police Department, King County Prosecuting Attorney’s Office, and the FBI charged over a dozen sex buyers with the felony crime of “promoting prostitution.”

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