Choose Change 2022: Inspire Change Locally!

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Think of a local business or organization in your neighbourhood that offers free public Wi-Fi. What comes to mind? Maybe it’s a favourite coffee shop, library or community centre. Somewhere you like to relax, get work done, or catch up with a friend. Maybe you’d be surprised to learn that the fight against sexual exploitation includes educating places like these …

Survivors of sexual exploitation and stakeholders send joint letter asking Prime Minister Trudeau to uphold and defend PCEPA

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– FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE – June 15, 2021 Today, a group of 52 survivors of sexual exploitation and 158 other stakeholders sent a joint letter to Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau asking him to uphold and defend the Protection of Communities and Exploited Persons Act (PCEPA). A copy of the letter was sent to the leaders of the other political …

2021 Canadian Sexual Exploitation a huge success!

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1,200 people attended the first ever virtual Canadian Sexual Exploitation Summit:  Disrupt Demand on May 6,7, 2021. The event was hosted by Defend Dignity along with 7 sponsors including the Manitoba government’s Tracia’s Trust Sexual Exploitation Strategy.  The purpose of the Summit was to bring awareness to the rarely acknowledged demand side of sexual exploitation.  Without demand there would be …