The Problem

College campuses face a complex series of problems regarding sexual exploitation.

From sexual assault and harassment, to compulsive pornography use, dating violence, sexting, revenge pornography, and Sex Week events that normalize and promote pornography and sexually violent practices, it’s clear that sexual exploitation runs rampant on far too many campuses in America.

NCOSE Campaigns

Individual Actions

The city-wide blitz and billboard campaign raises awareness about sexual exploitation. Individuals in any town or city can conduct this grassroots campaign.

dirty dozen list

NCOSE’s annual Dirty Dozen List names 12 mainstream facilitators of sexual exploitation and provides easy actions that individuals can take to make a difference.

Sex Week college

Sex Week events chronically encourage unhealthy and exploitive sexual practices such as pornography use and normalizing prostitution. NCOSE provides education and actions to make a difference.

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This podcast is an on-the-go educational resource to learn more about all issues of sexual exploitation.

Updates

More Women Experience Paralysis During Sexual Assault Than You May Assume

The general public tends to consider “fighting back” as the “normal” response to rape. But is it? A new Swedish survey found 7 out of 10 women experienced “tonic immobility” during sexual assault. What Is Tonic Immobility? Tonic immobility is a natural state of paralysis, often observed in animals as “playing dead.” It is an involuntary and […]

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Podcast: How Can One Person Combat Sexual Exploitation on College Campuses?

Ep. 26 Individual actions can make a difference. Whether you are a college student, know a college student, or just care about fighting sexual exploitation in ANY environment, this episode is filled with practical action steps to get you started. College students should be safe from sexual assault, and the factors that contribute to campus […]

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College “Sex Week” Promoting Exploitive Sex Tips at a Campus Near You

In March, Ohio University geared up for its most recent “Sex Week,” a four-day event where sex-related activities were hosted at a different campus location each day. Students sought to “destigmatize the conversation around sex” and “widen the conversation” to include types of sex outside of what is considered to be “conventional,” but in the […]

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How To Stop Sexually Exploitive Events At Sex Week On Your College Campus

“Sex Week” is a series of events that’s held on many college campuses around the nation that allegedly serve as sexual education, but in reality promote sexual exploitation. While some colleges and universities are attempting to re-tool “Sex Week” events to discuss consent and sexual assault prevention, Sex Weeks across the nation still chronically encourage unhealthy […]

Training Ground for Abuse? Sexual Assault Reports Are Increasing at Two Military Academies

According to a report by the Department of Defense, two of the three national military academies have seen increased reports of sexual assault in the last year. The United States Naval Academy in Annapolis, and the United States Military Academy at West Point, saw increases in sexual assault reports. The number of reports at the […]

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Action

How To Stop Sexually Exploitive Events At Sex Week On Your College Campus

There are several things you can do as a student to make your voice heard and to take a stand against sexually exploitive events on your college campus.

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