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We Cannot End Sex Trafficking Without Addressing Demand

Those working to counter human trafficking want to abolish, or at a minimum dissuade, the use of the Internet to advertise commercial sexual exploitation (often called sex trafficking) on well-known websites, including Craigslist and Backpage. Public discourse tends to focus on prosecuting traffickers—the person(s) forcing, coercing or manipulating a person to perform commercial sexual acts—and the perversion of…

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New Technology Platform Addresses Supply and Demand of Sex Trafficking

At this month’s CEASE Network webinar, Robert Beiser, Executive Director of Seattle Against Slavery, demonstrated the successful implementation of two technology platforms—through a philanthropic initiative called Project Intercept—that address both the supply and demand of sex trafficking. The products have been developed over the past year in partnership with volunteers who work at Microsoft. Demand…

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