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Investigative Reporters Find Sex Ads Remain on Backpage.com, After Site “Shuts Down” Adult Section

Publicity stunts aren’t the same as policy changes. Two months ago Backpage.com, an online classifieds website that’s under scrutiny from the federal government for its facilitation of sex trafficking and prostitution, “shut down” the section on its website entitled “adult services.” This change occurred the night before Backpage CEO Carl Ferrer and founders, Michael Lacey […]

2017 Dirty Dozen: Backpage.com

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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 […]

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Bright Light on the Red Light: Truth about Prostitution

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

Throwback Thursday: Our 2015 Video Press Conference Announcing the #NoAmnesty4Pimps Campaign

In 2015 NCOSE launched the “No Amnesty 4 Pimps” campaign to oppose Amnesty International’s looming adoption of a policy in favor of fully decriminalizing prostitution. Amnesty International claims to “campaign for a world where human rights are enjoyed by all.” Yet, decriminalization of brothel-keeping and soliciting is a gift to pimps, sex traffickers, and sex […]

2017 Dirty Dozen List – MASTER

Video: In Modern Bondage – A Brief History of the Development of 21st Century Exploitation and the Fight to Eradicate It

This presentation was given at the 2016 Coalition to End Sexual Exploitation Summit in Houston, TX, hosted by The National Center on Sexual Exploitation. Details on the CESE Summit at EndExploitationSummit.com. Over the last fifty years, a culture of exploitation and abuse has emerged. Some argue that it was always there, but hidden from view; some […]

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You Can Help Tackle Sex Trafficking and Prostitution at the Super Bowl

The Super Bowl is only a few days away and you can secure your place on the winning team by stopping the demand for sex trafficking around the Super Bowl. Join the National Center on Sexual Exploitation and over 20 partner organizations in our #TackleDemand campaign! For the past several years, there has been a […]

Bright Light on the Red Light: Truth about Prostitution

Bright Light on the Red Light: Truth about Prostitution

Podcast: Could Prostitution Be Fully Decriminalized in California?

An alarming court case (Erotic Service Providers Legal, Education and Research Project (ESPLERP) v. Gascón) is being appealed in the Ninth Circuit this year that argues California’s prostitution laws are unconstitutional and that call for prostitution to be fully decriminalized. The results of this case could impact 20% of America’s population. That’s why the National Center on […]

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