Sexual exploitation thrives when it’s hidden in the shadows.

It’s time to shine a light on the commercial sex industry and break the cycle of exploitation.

What is the root system of sexual exploitation? A society that facilitates it.


We live in a pornified society that promotes sexual objectification and tolerates sexual exploitation. The “sex sells” mindset has saturated the world around us, even shaping the lives of our children. But what happens to a society that commercializes sex?

Sexuality becomes separated from a real person and becomes a commodity. It becomes no more valuable than the product it’s pushing. Though sex trafficking is a deeply disturbing injustice, its existence is not all that shocking in light of the way much of our world views sexuality.

If we want to live in a world where people aren’t sold for sex, then our hyper-sexualized society must be transformed—that’s how we can stop exploitation before it starts.

“In this age, in this country, public sentiment is everything. With it, nothing can fail; against it, nothing can succeed. Whoever molds public sentiment goes deeper than he who enacts statutes, or pronounces judicial decisions.” —Abraham Lincoln

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You can help break the cycle of commercial sexual exploitation. Amplify the voice of the captives and fuel the movement using these advocacy tools.

Film

Inspire, educate, and shift harmful ways of thinking by using our feature-length and short documentary films.

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Video

Make an impact using sharable videos that offer powerful insight on misconceptions about exploitation.

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Podcasts

Get in-depth insight on specific areas of the sex industry and the pornified culture. Each podcast features interviews that bring leading voices in the abolition movement right to you.

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Written Content

Find valuable resources including books, articles, and blog posts, loaded with compelling insight and well-researched, hard-hitting facts.

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Societies can change
case study

In early 19th century Britain, William Wilberforce faced a similar challenge to the one we are facing today.

He lived in a society that permitted and embraced slavery as a normal way of life. He knew that to enact change he would need to change the culture, so he—alongside many like-minded abolitionists—launched a strategic grassroots campaign to educate the masses and change public opinion. Though it took decades, Wilberforce helped bring about a historic shift in the minds of the people, resulting in the abolition of slavery in the entire British Empire.

William Wilberforce

Our impact

fighting for a shift in culture

Nefarious: Merchant of Souls

Reached approx. 1.5 million people
Screened thousans of times in over 20 countries and in all 50 states
Over 24 film festival honors
$50
A MONTH CAN
  • send our Intervention team on one local outreach to exploited women

  • fund the removal of a tattoo for a woman who was branded by her trafficker
  • help a trafficking survivor acquire her driver's license
$100
A MONTH CAN
  • fund about 8 hours of documentary editing
  • fund legal reform to help reduce the demand for illicit sex
  • provide ongoing trauma therapy for a woman in our Restoration program
$500
A MONTH CAN
  • print about 100 copies of our new book that fights porn culture
  • fund about 25 hours of documentary editing
  • fund the purchase of a reliable car for a woman in our Restoration program

We’ve started the fight. Strengthen the movement and bring freedom to those caught in the commercial sex industry.

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