What’s Current: #EndDemand creates fake escort site that sells murdered women to johns

Award winning #EndDemand campaign created a fake escort site that advertised real women, but when buyers called or chatted online, they were informed the women had already been murdered or severely injured by pimps or johns. The campaign, created by CAP International member Mouvement du Nid, highlights the violence inherent in trafficking and prostitution, something usually hidden from view on these kinds of sites.


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Meghan Murphy is a freelance writer and journalist from Vancouver, BC. She has been podcasting and writing about feminism since 2010 and has published work in numerous national and international publications, including The Spectator, UnHerd, Quillette, the CBC, New Statesman, Vice, Al Jazeera, The Globe and Mail, and more. Meghan completed a Masters degree in the department of Gender, Sexuality and Women’s Studies at Simon Fraser University in 2012 and is now exiled in Mexico with her very photogenic dog.