Study Released on Reducing a Demand for Sex Trafficking


“Demand reduction” strategies concentration on actions designed to revoke sex buying. Through direct rebate strategies, state and
internal jurisdictions find ways to revoke harlotry and sex trafficking.
Researchers in a investigate expelled in Jun 2012 found that American localities used several strategies that focused on sex buyers,
colloquially famous as “johns.”

These measures include:

  • Web-based retreat stings, where johns are arrested after creation hit with a fake “prostitute” who is indeed a police
  • Brothel-based retreat stings, where military tighten a brothel, make it demeanour like it is still open, and afterwards detain johns who
  • Seizing automobiles of those who appeal prostitutes.
  • Suspending driver’s licenses of those who appeal prostitutes.
  • Using notice cameras in anti-prostitution efforts.
  • “John school” preparation or diagnosis programs. A prior NIJ-sponsored investigate found a 40 percent rebate in recidivism (8.8
    percent to 4.5 percent) in a john propagandize program.

The “Demand Reduction” study, conducted by Abt Associates Inc., showed that localities try direct rebate after attempts
to revoke harlotry have failed, or in response to village calls to do something about prostitution.

Demand rebate strategies seem to be promising, though many have not been rigorously assessed for effectiveness.

Read a full report, National Overview of Prostitution and Sex Trafficking Demand Reduction Efforts (pdf, 245 pages).

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