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Six Problems With Media Coverage on the Sex Trade

Katherine Koster | Posted 09.22.2016 | Media
Katherine Koster

Look -- we get that you're under time pressure and for last minute news overviews, it's easier to just cut and paste from press releases. But if repeated research and in-depth features indicate that the press release is not a complete or accurate description of what happened, this becomes dishonest reporting.

'If You Build It, They Will Come': The Survivor Clinic Tackles Sex Trafficking in New York City

Taina Bien-Aime | Posted 07.13.2016 | World
Taina Bien-Aime

Born in Russia and raised in Chicago, Dr. Geynisman founded the Survivor Clinic in July 2013 to serve women who have survived or are surviving gender violence, including sexual violence and female genital mutilation.

In Our Own Backyard

K. Sujata | Posted 01.23.2014 | Chicago
K. Sujata

What keeps this industry booming is the demand for cheap labor or services, or for commercial sex acts. Sex trafficking is big business, one of the world's biggest human rights issues and it's happening in our own backyard.

Ending Demand Is a Common-Sense Approach That Works

Rachel Durchslag | Posted 09.27.2012 | Chicago
Rachel Durchslag

Going after the demand side of the sex trade makes sense, and this national movement to end demand for the sex trade isn't just a "moral crusade." End Demand Illinois campaign advocates for a variety of strategies.