A FUND that receives tax-deductible donations from SAFE partners and community members and invests those funds in qualified, vetted organizations who are moving the needle in fighting commercial sexual exploitation.
We can no longer hide our heads, believing Commercial Sexual Exploitation doesn’t happen here. It’s a local problem that requires a local solution.
– Barry Horn
(and likely many, many more that haven’t been counted in Seattle and across the state)
In 24-hours in Seattle, up to 7,900 men solicited sex online
Imagine your 14 year old daughter or granddaughter stuck in a hotel room in Bellevue for hours, with endless men coming to have sex with her…she has no control over what happens when the next guy comes in, and sometimes the situation turns bad. For example:
CSE commodifies women and girls and supports a culture that views women as objects who are a ‘sum of body parts’ rather than a whole being.