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The 2017 Dirty Dozen List is Announced

NCOSE Names Mainstream Companies and Groups Facilitating Sexual Exploitation   The National Center on Sexual Exploitation announced its 2017 Dirty Dozen List today, naming twelve major contributors to sexual exploitation. NCOSE also announced a victory regarding Verizon. Why the Dirty Dozen List is Important No corporation or organization should profit from or facilitate sexual exploitation. […]

2017 Dirty Dozen List – MASTER

NCOSE to host National Briefing at U.S. Capitol on Policy Recommendations to Curb Exploitation

ACTION ALERT! Invite your Members of Congress to attend this critical briefing on a range of sexual exploitation issues. Let them know that you want their office to make these issues a priority!   Like never before in this country’s history, America is suffering from systemic sexual exploitation. Sex trafficking, sexual assault, child sexual abuse, pornography and […]

2017 Dirty Dozen: The Watch List – DOJ – Defend Justice

How NCOSE Staff Helped Stop New Hampshire from Decriminalizing Prostitution

An organized effort in New Hampshire to remove all laws controlling prostitution was defeated this week. This issue first began in 2016, when House Bill 1614 to fully decriminalize prostitution was introduced into the New Hampshire House of Representatives by Representatives Elizabeth Edwards, Amanda Bouldin, and Carol McGuire. This bill failed to pass. But these […]

2017 Dirty Dozen: Amnesty International

Social Media Campaign to #TackleDemand for Super Bowl Sex Trafficking Reaches Over 1 Million People

The National Center on Sexual Exploitation partnered with over 25 other human rights, anti-trafficking organizations to send one simple message on the night of the Super Bowl: “Real sports fans don’t buy sex.” This simple concept caught on, and by the end of the night, over 1 million individuals saw this message through sharing on […]

Issue: Prostitution – Bright Light on the Red Light

Virginia Resolution Recognizing Harms of Pornography Moves Forward!

Major Update: the Virginia State House just passed the Virginia resolution recognizing the harms of pornography, similar to the one passed in Utah and South Dakota, with an overwhelming majority of 82-8. The resolution will now move on to the Virginia State Senate. This decision by the Virginia State House also follows on the heels […]

Issue: Pornography Harms

South Dakota Unanimously Declared Pornography a Public Health Crisis

Major victory: South Dakota is recognizing the public health harms of pornography. On January 31 2017 the resolution declaring a pornography a public health crisis passed the South Dakota House 65-0 after having already passed the South Dakota Senate earlier on a 35-0 vote! South Dakota is the second state in the United States to […]

Issue: Pornography Harms

South Dakota’s Senate Just Declared Pornography a Public Health Crisis

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 problems—from cigarette smoking to bullying—and it unequivocally applies to pornography, […]

Issue: Pornography Harms

VICTORIES: Public Health Resolution Scoring Unanimous Support

Yesterday, the resolution we drafted recognizing pornography as a public health crisis was introduced in subcommittee in the state of Virginia by VA Delegate Bob Marshall and it passed UNANIMOUSLY! We are especially excited because most folks expected this to be shot down, but even the committee members agreed that the testimony from two of […]

Issue: Pornography Harms

The New Administration & Combatting Sexploitaiton

EVENT ALERT The National Center on Sexual Exploitation is hosting an online press conference Monday, January 30 at 1:00 PM ET to outline policy recommendations to Congress and the new administration. Watch the press conference on NCOSE’s Facebook page. [UPDATED – Video Uploaded Here.] For the last 7 years, we at NCOSE have worked hard to make sure officials […]

2016 Presidential Candidate Survey on Sexual Exploitation

Victory! Snapchat Improved its Policy on Graphic, Risqué Stories

Snapchat stories are finally starting to listen to its concerned users. This Monday Snapchat updated its guidelines for Discover publishers to discourage click bait. It announced that Snapchat will give publishers a tool in February that allows them to age-gate content, or stop minors from seeing specific content. Snapchat Discover is a section of that […]

2017 Dirty Dozen: Snapchat

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