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Watch: Demand Change webinar

On 2 December 2020 the Cross-Party Group on Commercial Sexual Exploitation hosted a webinar to discuss how the Scottish Government can tackle men's demand for prostitution and sex trafficking.

The online event was chaired by Ruth Maguire MSP, Co-Convener of the Cross-Party Group on Commercial Sexual Exploitation. Speakers included prostitution and sex trafficking survivors, NGO representatives and Government officials from Scotland, Ireland, France, Sweden and Iceland.

Video excerpts of each speaker as well as the full webinar recording can be found below.

Diane Martin CBE, Scottish survivor of prostitution and sex trafficking and exiting practitioner:

Najat Vallaud-Belkacem, France's former Minister for Women's Rights:

Per-Anders Sunesson, Sweden's Ambassador at Large for Combatting Trafficking:

Mia de Faoite, Irish survivor of prostitution and policy adviser:

Tsitsi Matekaire, Global Lead - End Sex Trafficking, Equality Now:

Sigríður Björk Guðjónsdóttir, Iceland's National Police Commissioner:

The full webinar recording can be watched here:


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