Reduce the Demand
Talk to the men and boys in your life about the harmful attitudes and exploitation in the commercial sex industry. Take the Don’t Buy It Project’s pledge to end the demand for commercial sex in any form. Take the action steps to end the demand by reducing every day examples of gender inequality and sexual violence.
Spot the signs of sex trafficking and learn how you can help.
Educate Yourself and Others
Contact Men as Peacemakers to learn more about the Don’t Buy It Project‘s educational resources. This free prevention curriculum can help increase awareness about commercial sexual exploitation, its root causes, and how men can help end demand in their own communities.
Learn more about this issue and the research commissioned by the Women’s Foundation of Minnesota to help fund this statewide response.
Get Your Business Involved
Contact us to learn more and connect with others in the business community working to support anti-sex trafficking initiatives statewide.
Involve Your Faith Community
Contact Lindsay Krempely to learn more about involving your faith community in this effort.
Host a Fundraiser
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Show Your Support
Wear your support to end sex trafficking on a t-shirt, and be prepared to spread the word. A percentage of each My Sister purchase goes to nonprofit partners to help raise awareness, prevent, interrupt, and end the demand for sexual exploitation, and to educate and train victim-survivors with job skills.
When you make a gift to the Women’s Foundation of Minnesota, choose the MN Girls Are Not For Sale Campaign designation and make a difference for the cross-sector Anti-Sex Trafficking partnership to prevent sexual exploitation and support victim-survivors.
If You Need Help
If you or someone you know has been forced into prostitution in Minnesota, please call the MN Day One Crisis Line at 866.223.1111 or text 612.399.9995.
Hotline call specialists are available 24 hours a day, 7 days a week, 365 days a year to take reports from anywhere in the state related to potential sex trafficking victims. All reports are confidential. Interpreters are available.
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