Sex trafficking

Sex Tourism: The Business of Trafficking (WGBH)

1/15/2013 -- WGBH -- "Human Trafficking: The Business of Trafficking" Anti-Trafficking Consultant Kenneth Franzblau comments on the 'sex tourism' industry. (In 1996 Equality Now issued an action on sex tourism, calling for the shutdown of NY-based Big Apple Oriental Tours. Following an unprecedented civil case, the operators of the company were indicted by a grand jury for promotion of prostitution in 2004.

Global Sex Trafficking & the Guy Next Door - The Need To End Demand (HuffPo)

1/11/2013 -- Huffington Post -- "Global Sex Trafficking & the Guy Next Door" On Human Trafficking Awareness Day, New York Office Director Lauren Hersh discusses the need to address the role of demand in the fight against sex trafficking.

Iluta Lace

Innovating ways to end sex trafficking and gender inequality in Latvia

1. What's it like to be a woman or girl in Latvia today?

The War on Trafficking: Proposition 35 (In These Times)

12/24/2012 -- In These Times -- "The War on Trafficking: Will California’s crackdown do more harm than good?"; Kenneth Franzblau, anti-trafficking consultant for Equality Now, debates a new controversial anti-trafficking law in California.

Ending Prostitution and Sex Trafficking: The Global Movement Towards Gender Equality (HuffPo UK)

12/27/2012 -- Huffington Post UK -- "Ending Prostitution and Sex Trafficking: The Global Movement Towards Gender Equality"; London Office Director Jacqui Hunt on the need for a new model to address sexual exploitation.

Gender equality, sexual exploitation, and the Nordic model (The Guardian)

12/26/2012 -- The Guardian -- "Government under pressure to review prostitution laws in England and Wales"; London Office Director Jacqui Hunt on gender equality and sexual exploitation.

Equality Now Advocates for ‘Nordic model’ against Trafficking and Gender Inequality (The Nordic Page)

12/4/2012 -- The Nordic Page -- "Equality Now Advocates for ‘Nordic model’ against Trafficking and Gender Inequality"; The 'Nordic model' criminalises the demand for commercial sex while decriminalising individuals in prostitution.

Equality Now & partner activists respond to a recent article on the role of demand in prostitution (NY Times)

 9/30/2012 -- New York Times -- "Ending the Demand Side of Prostitution"  Representative Carolyn Maloney, Equality Now & Chicago Alliance Against Sexual Exploitation respond to a recent New York Times article on the role of demand in prostitution.

Letter to the Editor: Sex Trafficking in the Americas (NY Times)

5/1/2012 -- New York Times -- "Sex Trafficking in the Americas" New York Office Director Tzili Mor responds to "Prostitutes Perplexed as Global Glare Falls on City’s Brothels" (4/26) citing the need to end demand-driven commercial sexual exploitation.

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