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Authorities Target Customers to Curb Prostitution

Authorities Target Customers to Curb Prostitution,” NPR, 12.21.05

“An increasing number of cities and states are focusing on the demand side of paid sex. Chicago’s police department posts the names, pictures and addresses of johns on a special Web site. In San Francisco, johns attend a special school run by former prostitutes. But which programs are effective?

“Guests:

Norma Hotaling, founder of SAGE, the Standing Against Global Exploitation Project; was involved in the sex trade as an adult and exploited through prostitution as a child

Juhu Thukral, director of Sex Workers Project at the Urban Justice Center in New York

Martin Monto, sociology professor at the University of Portland; chair, Social and Behavioral Sciences Department”

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