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Global Community Rejects Normalized Violence in “Fifty Shades Darker” Movie, and Franchise

#FiftyShadesisAbuse and #50DollarsNot50Shades campaigns calling for support of women’s agencies The London Abused Women’s Centre, Canada; Collective Shout, Australia; Culture Reframed, USA; and The National Center on Sexual Exploitation (NCOSE), USA are collaborating for the second time to reject the normalization of violence and abuse against women portrayed in the movie Fifty Shades Darker. Dozens […]

Fifty Shades of Grey Is Abuse

Media Advisory: Recommendations for Congress and Administration on Policy Agenda to Address Sexual Exploitation

WHO: National Center on Sexual Exploitation (NCOSE) EVENT: Online Press Conference – Policy Recommendations to Address Sexual Exploitation WHEN: 1:00 PM ET, January 30, 2017 WHERE: UPDATED – Video Uploaded Here. WHY: America is suffering from a sexual exploitation crisis. Sex trafficking, pornography addiction, sexual assault, child sexual abuse, and more, are issues significantly impacting American […]

Freedom from Sexploitation Agenda

NCOSE’s Position on “Human Trafficking Prevention Act”

The National Center on Sexual Exploitation does not endorse or support the Human Trafficking Prevention Act (HTPA) also called the Children’s Online Filtering Act. It is not that the ideas in the proposed legislation are without merit, but the bill does not appear to be drafted with careful precision. For example, Section 5, titled, “Duty […]

DOJ Watch On Illegal Pornography

STATEMENT: South Dakota Senate Declares Pornography a Public Health Crisis

Statement by Dawn Hawkins, Executive Director of NCOSE Washington, DC – South Dakota senators have unanimously passed a resolution declaring pornography a public health crisis. This non-binding resolution was based on the model resolution written by the National Center on Sexual Exploitation. “The term ‘public health crisis’ is used to broadly define both physical and social […]

#FiftyShadesisAbuse: Global Groups Launch Campaign against Fifty Shades Darker Movie

  #FiftyShadesisAbuse and #50DollarsNot50Shades campaigns calling for support of women’s agencies London Abused Women’s Centre, Canada, Collective Shout, Australia, and Culture Reframed and The National Center on Sexual Exploitation (NCOSE), USA are joined by dozens of groups already speaking out around the world to combat the normalization of sexual and domestic abuse portrayed in the […]

Fifty Shades of Grey Is Abuse

PRESS RELEASE: New Campaign #TackleDemand for Sex Trafficking Launches for the Super Bowl

Statement by Dawn Hawkins, Executive Director of NCOSE Washington, DC – The National Center on Sexual Exploitation (NCOSE) is launching a new awareness campaign with over 20 partners to target demand for sex trafficking at the Super Bowl and beyond.“How do you stop sex trafficking at the Super Bowl? Simple: stop the demand for commercial sex,” said Dawn […]

STATEMENT: Snapchat Improves Policy on Graphic, Risqué Stories

Washington, DC – Monday Snapchat updated its guidelines for Discover publishers to discourage click bait and announced that in February Snapchat will give publishers a tool that allows them to age-gate content, or stop minors from seeing specific content. The National Center on Sexual Exploitation (NCOSE) declares this change a victory for those advocating for […]

STATEMENT: Backpage.com Blocks Prostitution Ads in U.S. Under Pressure for Sex Trafficking

Statement by Dawn Hawkins, Executive Director of NCOSE Washington DC – Backpage.com, a large classified ad website notorious for facilitating prostitution and sex trafficking, blocked its prostitution ads in the U.S. on Monday under mounting pressure for its role as a facilitator of sex trafficking. The National Center on Sexual Exploitation (NCOSE) marks this as a modest […]

Statement: Alexa Viral Scandal Exposes Amazon.com’s Reckless Approach to Sexual Harm

Statement by Dawn Hawkins, Executive Director of NCOSE Washington DC – A video which captured Alexa, Amazon’s intelligent personal assistant, spouting graphic pornographic phrases to a little boy after he requested it to play a song popular with toddlers has gone viral. “This Alexa scandal reveals what the National Center on Sexual Exploitation has already […]

STATEMENT: NCOSE Responds to Cosmopolitan Magazine’s Statement Regarding Its Removal From Marsh Supermarkets Checkout Lanes

Washington DC – Wednesday the National Center in Sexual Exploitation (NCOSE) issued a public statement applauding the decision by Marsh Supermarkets—a chain of produce markets and convenience stores with 72 locations in Indiana and Ohio—to remove Cosmopolitan magazine from its checkout lanes, and to keep Cosmo out of the direct sight of its customers. Cosmopolitan […]

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