Tag Archives: Sex Trafficking

Strip Clubs, Trafficking, Soap and National Conventions

What is it about a big political convention or a Superbowl that turns guys on?  These seem to be especially testosterone-boosting events.  I’ve been fascinated by news stories about the excited preparations of strip club owners in Tampa as they … Continue reading

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Discovering Trapped Women

Since publishing our educational packet “Modern Slavery: The Secret World of Trafficking of Women,” we have been gathering stories about its use.  The idea is that these stories can be useful to others thinking about opening conversations about sex trafficking … Continue reading

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On Demand—Trafficking for sex

From our colleague: Kris Wade Executive Director The Justice Project http://www.thejusticeprojectkc.org How do we address the “demand” side of sex trafficking?  At a recent presentation during meetings of the UN on the status of women, Kris Wade spoke as a … Continue reading

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What Makes a John?

I’ve got pornography on my mind because I have just been reading two books, “Lost Memory of Skin” by Russell Banks and “Empire of Illusion”by Chris Hedges.  I was drawn to these books because of the Network for Peace’s current … Continue reading

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Two Views on the Sex Industry

With election day coming up, I have been intrigued by the candidacy of Kristen Davis, the former madam who is running for governor of New York State.   From what I can tell from her TV image, she is personable and … Continue reading

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