Filipinos Protest Craigslist for Adult Services

SAN FRANCISCO – Filipino community leaders joined dozens of people who protested in front of the Craigslist headquarters, calling on the popular website to close its “Adult Services” section and set a sex industry-free standard which would eliminate human trafficking on the Internet.

The Coalition Against Trafficking in Women, Prostitution Research and Education and over 75 Co-Sponsors said technology should never be used to prostitute women and girls.

Protesters said a large portion of Craigslist profits come from the sale of commercial sexual exploitation, much of it trafficked, all of prostituted.

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