"They kill us for wanting to help girls exit prostitution." Survivor leader Beatriz Rodriguez speaks with El País during CATW's Global Conference in Madrid.
Activists, survivor leaders, gathering in Madrid for CATW/CIMTM sponsored conference centering women and girls in ending sex trafficking and sexual exploitation, which will inform initiative of the 5.2 Global Partnership.
"Spain is one of the countries that most consumes prostitution even though the Government does not clarify whether it will penalize sex buyers." La Vanguardia covers our Global Conference.
In celebration of it's 30th anniversary, CATW honors Football Hall of Famer Curtis Martin, Jr., Aaron Marcu and Freshfields Bruckhaus Deringer LLP, and Rachel Foster and Alain Kodsi at gala event.
“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.”
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.
“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.
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.
6 in 10 Ontarians oppose decriminalizing pimps, brothels and sex buying. 3/4 consider prostitution harmful to women and girls.
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.
CATW executive director speaks with Robin Morgan about current anti-sex trafficking initiatives on WMC Live with Robin Morgan.
Sex Trade Survivors, Women’s Rights Advocates, Anti-Trafficking Organizations Globally Urge Prime Minister Justin Trudeau to Uphold and Implement Canada’s Prostitution Law