CNN International broadcast a poignant three-minute profile of Ambassador Swanee Hunt, highlighting her mission to end commercial sexual exploitation by confronting the driving force behind sex- trafficking: the men who choose to buy sex. The profile promoted the CNN Freedom Project’s hour-long TV special, “Fight for Freedom: Confronting Modern-Day Slavery,” which was broadcast on CNN
Five human trafficking experts, including Demand Abolition’s Founder and Chair Swanee Hunt, addressed a packed crowd last night for the John F. Kennedy Jr. Forum, “Fight for Freedom: Confronting Modern-Day Slavery, at Harvard’s Institute of Politics. One of the world’s premier arenas for political speech and debate, the JFK Forum presented the perfect backdrop for a discussion about this crucial but incredibly complex issue.
Boston Mayor Martin J. Walsh and Ambassador Swanee Hunt announced a joint initiative between the City of Boston and Demand Abolition to reduce the demand for prostitution by targeting buyers instead of victims.
After receiving an honorary Doctor of Humane Letters from Southern Methodist University, Swanee hosts a symposium on the importance of ending demand for human trafficking.