Stop Demand works to reduce demand that drives the global sex trade.
 It calls for action to stop all forms of sexual violence, sexual exploitation and sexual denigration of women and children.

OUR 6 ISSUES - think global, act local

The Sex Trade. Let's focus on stopping demand.

Prostitution Prostitution
Pornography Pornography
Sex Trafficking Sex Trafficking

Related Issues. Attitudes that sustain sexual exploitation also underpin sexual violence and sexual denigration.

Rape Rape
Rape and War Rape and War
Sexual Denigration Sexual Denigration

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LATEST MEDIA ENGAGEMENT. Sexual Denigration. Rapper Tyler, the Creator.  02 Aug 2019: Stop Demand responds to US rapper Tyler, the Creator's proposed 2020 visit to New Zealand " ... if he's a different man now, the group has no objection to him headlining shows in New Zealand ..." article (Background: In 2014, Immigration NZ banned Tyler, the Creator and his group Odd Future from entering NZ, with Stop Demand accused of playing a role. Media release on Stop Demand's 2014 objections.)

SUBMISSION. Prostitution. Stop Demand's Position Paper on Prostitution, to UN Women.  "... Stop Demand rejects all models of prostitution that validate, entrench or normalise prostitution and its harms. It does not support New Zealand’s model of decriminalisation ..."  more.

CAMPAIGN. Sexual slavery. Stop Demand continues working for Boko Haram abductees' release in north-east Nigeria

  2018
Stop Demand's 2nd visit to Nigeria - Oct-Dec 2018
Stop Demand's practical assistance to women in IDP camps
2016

Stop Demand urges Pres Buhari to engage 'Mama Boko Haram' 
Stop Demand Media Release - 'Mama Boko Haram' a key ally
Stop Demand's 1st visit to Nigeria - Feb-Mar 2016
Stop Demand's letter to Pres Obama, Pres Hollande, PM Cameron

Stop Demand's letter to Pres Buhari
2015
Stop Demand's letter to Pres Obama, Pres Hollande, PM Cameron
Stop Demand's letter to Pres Buhari

 

 

 

Men of fame - Hall of shame

Men who engage in, or trivialise, acts of sexual violence, sexual exploitation and sexual denigration of women and children are found across all socio-economic classes within all cultures, including at the highest levels of power and fame.

USA: Weinstein

 


Australia/UK: Harris

Israel: Katsav

Russia: Putin

Italy: Berlusconi
 
Cambodia: King Sihamoni

 

 

Countries tackling demand



Sweden Norway Iceland Northern Ireland
     
Canada France Ireland  
       

 

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Netherlands Germany Australia New Zealand
     

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Sexual violence, exploitation and denigration of women and children is overwhelmingly a men’s issue.
We need men's proactive support to stop it.

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