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“Comparing Sex Buyers with Mex Who Don’t Buy Sex: ‘You can have a good time with the servitude’ vs. ‘You’re supporting a system of degradation'”


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Title: "Comparing Sex Buyers with Mex Who Don't Buy Sex: 'You can have a good time with the servitude' vs. 'You're supporting a system of degradation'"
Publication: Prostitution Research & Education
Author: Farley, M., et al.
Date: 07/15/2011

SUMMARY OF FINDINGS AND RECOMMENDATIONS This study compared 101 men who buy sex with 100 men who did not buy sex. The men who participated in this study were matched in terms of age, ethnicity, and education level. Most had a wife or girlfriend at the time of the study. Sex buyers had many more […]

“Identifying Effective Counter-Trafficking Programs and Practices in the U.S.: Legislative, Legal, and Public Opinion Strategies that Work”

Posted on November 16, 2016, in Research, Sex Trafficking, Societal

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Title: "Identifying Effective Counter-Trafficking Programs and Practices in the U.S.: Legislative, Legal, and Public Opinion Strategies that Work"
Publication: US Department of Justice: NCJRS
Author: Bouche, Vanessa, Amy Farrell, and Dana Wittmer
Date: 11/30/2015

Executive Summary After more than a decade of sustained efforts to combat human trafficking in the United States, it is necessary to step back and examine the effectiveness of key anti-trafficking strategies. Utilizing a multi-method approach, we examine 1) the effectiveness of state-level human trafficking legislation to determine what specific legislative provisions are most effective […]

“U.S. State Laws Addressing Human Trafficking: Education of and Mandatory Reporting by Health Care Providers and Other Professionals”

Posted on November 9, 2016, in Psychological, Sex Trafficking, Uncategorized

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Title: "US State Laws Addressing Human Trafficking: Education of and Mandatory Reporting by Health Care Providers and Other Professionals."
Publication: Journal of Human Trafficking
Author: Atkinson, Holly G., et al.
Date: 05/31/2016

ABSTRACT Human trafficking is a global problem and constitutes a grave human rights violation, affecting more than 20 million individuals worldwide. This brutal crime often results in both short- and long-term physical and psychological harm to its victims. We provide a systematic review of U.S. laws that address education about human trafficking and/or mandatory reporting […]

Pornography as Trafficking


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Title: Pornography as Trafficking
Publication: Michigan Journal of International Law
Author: Catharine A. MacKinnon
Date: 03/14/2005

This talk was given at the conference entitled “Pornography: Driving the Demand in International Sex Trafficking,” co-sponsored by Captive Daughters and the International Human Rights Law Institute of DePaul University, Chicago, Illinois. SUMMARY In material reality, pornography is one way women and children are trafficked for sex. … Finally, building on these distinctions, to distinguish […]

Comparing Sex Buyers with Men Who Don’t Buy Sex: “You can have a good time with the servitude” vs. “You’re supporting a system of degradation”


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Title: Comparing Sex Buyers with Men Who Don’t Buy Sex: “You can have a good time with the servitude” vs. “You’re supporting a system of degradation”
Publication: Prostitution Research & Education
Author: Melissa Farley, Emily Schuckman, Jacqueline M. Golding, Kristen Houser, Laura Jarrett, Peter Qualliotine, Michele Decker
Date: 07/15/2011

SUMMARY OF FINDINGS AND RECOMMENDATIONS This study compared 101 men who buy sex with 100 men who did not buy sex. The men who participated in this study were matched in terms of age, ethnicity, and education level. Most had a wife or girlfriend at the time of the study. Sex buyers had many more […]

A Legislative Framework For Combating Domestic Minor Sex Trafficking


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Title: A Legislative Framework For Combating Domestic Minor Sex Trafficking
Publication: Regent University Law Review (Vol 23, No 2)
Author: Linda Smith, Samantha Healy Vardaman
Date:

Domestic minor sex trafficking is the commercial sexual exploitation of America’s children through prostitution, pornography, and sexual performance within U.S. borders. “It is the ‘recruitment, harboring, transportation, provision, or obtaining of a person for the purpose of a commercial sex act’ whe[n] the person is … under the age of [eighteen] years.” When considering the crime […]

The Internet Pornography Pandemic: “The Largest Unregulated Social Experiment in Human History” (RESEARCH)


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Title: The Internet Pornography Pandemic: "The Largest Unregulated Social Experiment in Human History"
Publication: Christian Apologetics Journal
Author: Donna Rice Hughes
Date: 04/20/2014

Technology is revolutionizing our lives and providing access to a wide range of valuable services. The Internet has become a powerful educational and communications tool, placing vast new worlds of knowledge in the palm of our hand. Today’s youth have fully integrated the Internet into their daily lives, using technology as a powerful platform for education, […]

Men and Boys in Sex Trafficking Overlooked

Posted on April 11, 2015, in Men, Prostitution, Research, Sex Trafficking

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Title: Men and Boys in Sex Trafficking Overlooked
Publication: National Center on Sexual Exploitation
Author: Many
Date: 04/11/2015

Key points from three different resources: http://jjie.org/trafficked-boys-overlooked-underrepresented/ Males remain a largely invisible population within the dialogue on sex trafficking. According to a 2008 study by the John Jay College of Criminal Justice, in fact, boys comprised about 50 percent of sexually exploited children in a sample study done in New York, with most being domestic […]

In Torrent of Rapes in Britain, an Uncomfortable Focus on Race and Ethnicity


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Title: In Torrent of Rapes in Britain, an Uncomfortable Focus on Race and Ethnicity
Publication: The New York Times
Author: Katrin Bennhold
Date: 11/01/2014

ROCHDALE, England — Shabir Ahmed, a delivery driver for two takeout places, did not have to go looking for young girls. Runaways and rebellious teenagers would show up at the restaurants, often hungry and cold. He slipped them free drinks and chicken tikka masala. “Call me Daddy,” he would say. But soon, Mr. Ahmed, a […]

The post-porn wave: why some young people are shunning videos of misogynistic sex


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Title: The post-porn wave: why some young people are shunning videos of misogynistic sex
Publication: The Independent
Author: Janey Stephenson
Date: 10/28/2014

There is concern in the UK over young people’s access to pornography: some want to block it, some want to see more vigilant age restrictions. Either way, the relationship that teenagers have with porn is rarely discussed with the nuance and patience it deserves. Today’s twenty-somethings are our lab rats: the first generation to go through puberty […]