A men’s forum on sexual trafficking in Duluth is calling for practical steps to address the problem in Minnesota.
Men as Peacemakers’ looks at how men can join women in being part of the solution. It partners with the Gender Violence Institute to address ending violence against women. Men As Peacemakers has also established a Clean Hotel Policy in which businesses, public and private organizations and municipalities refuse business to hotels and conference centers that provide pay-for-view pornography in their rooms because of the porn industry’s link to trafficking.
The group Beyond Tough Guise initiated in Minnesota The Mending Project, in which “male-oriented or male-run businesses help women emerging from being trafficked or other forms of sexual violence at a time when they are economically vulnerable.
Learn more at John Lundy’s Duluth News Tribune article: Duluth men’s group calls for action against sex trafficking.