Anti-trafficking organizations applaud members of congress for recommending Justice Department investigate Backpage

Anti-trafficking organizations applaud members of congress for recommending Justice Department investigate Backpage
Posted by on July 14, 2017 in News, Press Release

We are thankful to Senators Rob Portman (R-OH), Claire McCaskill (D-MO), and Tom Carper (D-RI) for their leadership in the exhaustive investigation of Backpage.com’s role in facilitating online sex trafficking, and their clarion call for the Department of Justice to proceed with a criminal investigation.

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Go after buyers of sex services

Go after buyers of sex services
Posted by on July 13, 2017 in Media Coverage

The Tribune Star published this letter to the editor by Alex Trouteaud, our director of public policy and research, on July 12, 2017.

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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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Nacole: Interview with a survivor’s mother

Nacole: Interview with a survivor’s mother
Posted by on June 22, 2017 in Spotlight

Nacole, one of the mothers featured in the documentary “I Am Jane Doe,” tells us why she agreed to be in the film and what she would say to the men who purchased her teenage daughter for sex.

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Sex trafficking in LA: ‘The more we look, the more we find’

Sex trafficking in LA: ‘The more we look, the more we find’
Posted by on June 20, 2017 in CEASE Network, Media Coverage

As members of CEASE Network, the LA Sheriff’s Department is developing online techniques for disrupting the sex trade and messaging campaigns to deter would-be buyers.

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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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