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The Brutal Normality of Switzerland’s Sex Market

“Officials hide behind the notion of choice and a woman’s consent to being bought and sold in the Swiss sex trade. But it would not take rigorous investigations to uncover that a disenfranchised young Nigerian woman from Edo state, for example, would have difficulty finding Zurich or Geneva on a map, let alone purchasing a one-way ticket to a brothel or a ‘sex box’ without a trafficker or pimp owning her fate.”

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5 Charities Fighting to End Human Trafficking

On World Day Against Trafficking in Persons 2018, Charity Navigator shared a list of five highly-rated charities working to end human trafficking and CATW is on it.

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Summit gives an inside look at the dangerous world of ‘Sugar Daddy’ sites

“Sugaring” almost always involves a coercive exchange of money for sex. … “You’re handed an envelope of money and brought to a hotel room and you’re expected to have sex, or they feel they have to,” said CATW program coordinator Laura Ramirez.

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When Doing Bad Becomes Doing Good

In a Truthdig opinion column, CATW Board Member Janice Raymond discusses the epidemic of sexual abuse and exploitation of women and girls at the hands of NGO and UN personnel.

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6 in 10 Ontarians Oppose Decriminalized Prostitution

6 in 10 Ontarians oppose decriminalizing pimps, brothels and sex buying. 3/4 consider prostitution harmful to women and girls.

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New Law Targets Sex Trafficking. It Could Also Hit Online Dating

CATW executive director comments in the Wall Street Journal on effect of law holding accountable platforms for knowingly facilitating sex trafficking or promoting prostitution on dating apps.

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Taina Bien-Aimé in conversation with Robin Morgan

CATW executive director speaks with Robin Morgan about current anti-sex trafficking initiatives on WMC Live with Robin Morgan.

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An Open Letter to Canadian Prime Minister Trudeau

Sex Trade Survivors, Women’s Rights Advocates, Anti-Trafficking Organizations Globally Urge Prime Minister Justin Trudeau to Uphold and Implement Canada’s Prostitution Law

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CATW Applauds the Passage of FOSTA-SESTA (H.R. 1865)

Passage of the Allow States and Victims to Fight Online Sex Trafficking Act (H.R. 1865) allows victims to hold websites accountable for criminal conduct, giving them access to justice.

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Edwidge Danticat: I Hope Oxfam Sex Scandal in Haiti Is a #MeToo Moment for Aid Organizations

Taina Bien-Aimé, CATW executive director, joins Edwidge Danticat Haitian-American novelist, and Sean O’Neill, chief reporter at The Times newspaper in London, which broke the story of the Oxfam scandal to discuss.

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U.S. anti-trafficking measure a welcome step, activists say

CATW executive director quoted in Reuters.

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Women’s Rights Advocates, Sex Trade Survivors Rally Against PornHub

Gloria Steinem, CATW, NOW-NY, Sex Trade Survivors spoke out about PornHub Pop-Up in NYC, urging mayor to halt the conglomerate's plans to open more shops in the city.

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