Partnersin the Disrupt Demand Project
The Immigrant Council of Ireland (ICI)
The Immigrant Council of Ireland (ICI) is a leading anti-trafficking organisation and licensed law centre in Ireland with expertise in policy and legislative change in this area. The ICI also has considerable experience with leading EU projects in the area of human trafficking and has produced high quality research and submissions, including on the issue of demand reduction.
Mouvement du Nid (MdN)
Mouvement du Nid (MdN) is a grassroots organisation and a social movement in France which acts in support of prostituted persons and is in opposition to the prostitution system that exploits their precarious conditions and vulnerability. MdN concentrates on the causes and consequences of prostitution.
Institute for Feminism and Human Rights (IFHR)
Institute for Feminism and Human Rights (IFHR) brings valuable expertise and knowledge from Sweden, a country that has implemented legal change to effectively reduce demand and prevent human trafficking. The implemented reforms have also been evaluated. The lessons from Sweden in effecting demand reduction through legal change will be core to the work programme.
Klaipeda Social and Psychological Services Center (KSPSC)
Klaipeda Social and Psychological Services Center (KSPSC) is based in Lithuania, is a non-governmental and non-profit organisation. Its main goal is to provide psychosocial help for victims of violence (physical, psychological, sexual, economical and institutional), including trafficking in human beings and sexual exploitation for the purposes of prostitution.
Mediterranean Institute for Gender Studies (MIGS)
The Mediterranean Institute for Gender Studies (MIGS) is a Cyprus-based non-governmental organisation primarily focused on gender equality and women's rights. MIGS works to eliminate all forms of discrimination against women through a combination of research, lobbying and advocacy, education and training, awareness-raising, as well as the provision of expertise and consultancy services. The organisation has been working on demand reduction and prevention strategies in Cyprus, ultimately aiming at substantive legal changes.
The Exit prostitution association
EXIT (Exit - pois prostituutiosta ry) is a Finnish NGO working to diminish prostitution and sexual maltreatment by focusing on preventive and advocacy work and participating in the public debate. Youth Exit (Nuorten Exit) works on the domain of primary and secondary prevention of sexual maltreatment and paid sex with a focus on adolescents and young adults. The Exit Prostitution Association also works with substance abusers aged 18-25, providing counselling regarding sexual violence, different forms of maltreatment and prostitution..