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Website: http://www.bestalliance.org/(info)

Address: Seattle, Washington, United States
Countries served: United States
Geographic scope: Local

Phone:
Facebook: Businesses-Ending-Slavery-and-Trafficking-377080972303485/timeline/

Type: Project
Status: Active
Faith-based: Yes
Sex work positive: No
Female led: Yes
Sex worker led: No

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About BEST: Businesses Ending Slavery and Trafficking

FROM THE BEST ALLIANCE WEBSITE –

EMPLOYEES ARE SOLICITING SEX FROM TRAFFICKING VICTIMS.

Two initial studies suggests that a peak time people are procuring sex online is 2:00pm.

63% of prostituted people said that they met clients on company properties.

In one 24-hour period in Seattle, 8806 men solicited sex on one of the 100+ websites available to them.

King County prosecutors are shifting from charging prostituted people, to charging the buyers.

SEX TRAFFICKERS & BUYERS USE BUSINESS PREMISES.

A 2012 study found that 63% of trafficking incidents involved hotels, ranging from economy to luxury hotels.

Hotels, shopping malls, apartments, parking lots, restaurants and massage facilities are all used in sex trafficking.

Teenage girls visiting shopping malls have been targeted and approached by pimps within 45 minutes of their arrival.

SEX TRAFFICKERS USE BUSINESS PRODUCTS AND SERVICES.

Your business reputation is at risk every time a trafficker or buyer uses your core services.

Traffickers use websites, ports, airlines, busses, banks and many other businesses to facilitate the sale of women and children.

Public facts about BEST: Businesses Ending Slavery and Trafficking

This organization seeks to stop people (Employees of companies they partner with) from searching for paid sexual services while they are at work or using work resources.

People involved with BEST: Businesses Ending Slavery and Trafficking

Dr. Mar Brettmann – Executive Director

Catherine Manney – Programs Manager

Patrick Hurley – Operations Manager

Alliance Members

Slalom – https://www.slalom.com/

Cairncross & Hempelmann – Attorneys At Law – http://www.cairncross.com/

King County Governement- http://www.kingcounty.gov/

Polaris

360 Hotel Group

Seattle 4 Rotary Club

Carlson Hotels

Radisson Hotels

L&L Management Services

New England Growth Associates

EKOS International

MENRVA Labs

P3Advisors.biz

Passport Unlimited

Country Inn and Suites

Washington Technology Industry Association

Governance Board

Michael Maine (President), Menrva Labs

Maia Hicks (Secretary), Forterra

Eric Beard, Verizon

Richard Beaton, PhD, Marigold Associates

Leslie Briner, MSW, YouthCare

Sophia Lee Shin, K&L Gates

Lorinda Rowledge, PhD, EKOS International

Linda Wagener, PhD, Headington Institute

Advisory Board

Valiant Richey (Honorary Adviser), King County Prosecutors Office

David Arkless, ManpowerGroup

Marjorie Chadsey, Retired

Doug Dreyer, The Hotel Group

Abraham Ghorbanian, Sunrise Dental

Allison Peake Parker, The Seattle Foundation

Sex work focus for BEST: Businesses Ending Slavery and Trafficking

Sex worker demographics focus for BEST: Businesses Ending Slavery and Trafficking

This organization does not provide any services for Sex Work or Sex Trafficking Victims or Survivors.

Services offered by BEST: Businesses Ending Slavery and Trafficking

This organization does not provide any services for Sex Work or Sex Trafficking Victims or Survivors

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