A new awareness campaign in Kansas is aimed at cutting the demand for prostitution as a way to fight human trafficking.
The campaign involves state agencies and local advocacy groups teaming up to push the Demand an End initiative. It involves education and announcements warning people that buyers of sex face charges.
Kansas Attorney General Derek Schmidt said Tuesday that the campaign wants to create a culture where buying sex is not acceptable. He said it’s not a victimless crime.
“The money goes somewhere,” he said. “It fuels a marketplace.