Exit Prostitution Association is working to reduce prostitution and sexual maltreatment. The main focus has been in preventive and advocacy work and participating in public debate. Youth Exit (Nuorten Exit) works on the domain of primary and secondary prevention of sexual maltreatment and “compensational” sex of teenagers. Youth Exit provides awareness-raising workshops for secondary school students and trains multidisciplinary professionals working with adolescents.
On the national level, preventive work is done in forms of online-counseling and social media. The focus is on empowerment by promoting sexual self-determination and sexual rights. Exit Prostitution also works with substance abusers (Usva-hanke) between the age of 18-25 providing counseling regarding sexual violence, different forms of maltreatment and prostitution.