Teresa Downing-Matibag (Iowa State University)
- Teresa Downing-Matibag is the Executive Director of the Network Against Human Trafficking (NAHT), a statewide coalition of Iowa’s leading anti-trafficking organizations, and a lecturer of sociology at Iowa State University. Her research examines intimate and sexual relationships in young adulthood, including the exploitation of young women through the sex trade and Internet bride industries in our global society. Her work has been published in journals such as the Social Psychological Quarterly, the Journal of Family Issues, Qualitative Health Research, and the Psychology of Men & Masculinity.
As you listen, you'll have the opportunity to learn:
1. Ways in which law enforcement and non-profits seek to reduce demand.
2. Why a man purchases sex for the first time.
3. What parents can do to prevent our boys from becoming the next generation of buyers.