AIP was proud to be part of such a distinguished group of leaders in the fight to end human trafficking.
Opening Keynote was the Swedish Ambassador at Large for combating trafficking in Persons Worldwide, Per-Anders Sunesson, Ministry for Foreign Affairs, Stockholm, Sweden
The Closing Key-note speaker is Mick McKeown, Chair of the Blue Campaign and Executive Director, Homeland Security Advisory Council and Campaigns.
January 24, 2018
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Lena Walther and a distinguished group, pictured below, discussed the "Swedish Model", which was implemented in 1999 in Sweden and has been very successful in reducing sex trafficking to almost zero.
Other countries are following; such as Canada, France, Ireland, Norway, Iceland and more to come. The Swedish Model prosecute the johns. It is illegal to buy sex in Sweden, but not to sell sex.
Awareness Is Prevention representatives also met with members of Demand Abolition at their Offices in Washington D.C.
Demand Abolition is committed to eradicating the illegal commercial sex industry in the US and, by extension, the world—by combating the demand for purchased sex.
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Women of Homeland Security,
AIP co-sponsored A Conference with Women of in Washington, D.C.
Lena Walther, Awareness Is Prevention
Ambassador of Sweden, Karin Olofsdotter
Catherine Cortez Masto, Junior United States Senator from Nevada
Senator and Per-Anders, Ambassador at Large for Combating Trafficking in Persons, Ministry for Foreign Affairs, Sweden