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But some human rights organizations, most recently Amnesty International, advocate for the decriminalization of all aspects of sex work, including buying sex.
While Amnesty International members were considering whether to recommend decriminalizing sex work altogether, I was with a TIME video team on two buyer-focused sex stings in Cook County, Ill.
My mother sold me, and drove me wherever, whenever she got the call. Their faces were familiar to the masses, while I was confronted with the dark side of their power addiction — the side no one would believe existed.
The boss of this pedophile network was a Belgian cabinet minister. I came across VIP's, European heads of state, and even a member of a royal family.
Across the country, cops are implementing a strategy that has long been debated in Europe: targeting the men who buy sex while trying to help the women who sell it.
Some police and scholars say that focusing law enforcement attention on sex buyers reduces demand for prostitution, which strangles the sex industry and curbs human trafficking.
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