Quote of the Day: “No one is forced to buy sex. Many are coerced into selling sex.”

From the Globe and Mail:

I have long admired Amnesty for protecting individuals who are vulnerable and lack political influence. The organisation has given a voice to those who otherwise would not have been heard. Trafficking victims clearly fit this description. Sex buyers do not. On the contrary, surveys show that buyers are more likely to be employed full-time, more likely to have graduated from college, and have higher-than-average incomes .

By many accounts these are men of privilege whose choice to buy sex directly funds the business of traffickers – far from the marginalised and vulnerable people Amnesty should be protecting.


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