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Progress Report: Meeting with the U.S. Department of Education, New Campaigns, and More

I have a sign in my office that says simply: “Communicate results.” It’s meant to remind me to tell our supporters the good things we are accomplishing. Yet, things have been happening so fast this year that I find it difficult to honor that command. So, here is a quick update on this last week: […]

2017 Dirty Dozen List – MASTER

Video: Prostitution, Sexual Coercion, and Violence: Why Sexploitation is Nobody’s Job

Video: Prostitution, Sexual Coercion, and Violence: Why Sexploitation is Nobody’s Job   In the age of Game of Thrones and The Girlfriend Experience, everyday Americans are regularly confronted with normalized depictions of prostituted women and men. From Amnesty International and TED Talks calling for full decriminalization of sex trade, there is a concerted effort underway […]

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Issue: Prostitution – Bright Light on the Red Light

At the Gym, One Young Woman Is Impacting People’s Views of Prostitution

A young woman’s apparel is impacting people’s views of prostitution. Savanah Lawrence first publicaly wore her T-shirt which reads, “Slavery still exists. . . and its name is prostitution,” while sightseeing in Washington D.C. with her sister. The message on the T-shirt is a quote from the French author and poet Victor Hugo, perhaps best […]

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Issue: Prostitution – Bright Light on the Red Light

Backpage Lied: Sex Trafficking and Prostitution Continue in Full Force on this Website

On January 9, 2017, Backpage.com “blocked” its prostitution advertising in America. Its prostitution advertising pages now greet visitors with the message: “The government has unconstitutionally censored this content.” This change occurred the night before Backpage CEO Carl Ferrer and founders, Michael Lacey and James Larkin, were scheduled to testify to the U.S. Senate’s Permanent Subcommittee […]

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2017 Dirty Dozen: Backpage.com

New Legislation Seeks to PREVENT Sex Trafficking

Over 200 Organizations, 30 Survivors, and 1200 Advocates Issue Letter Urging Members of Congress to Get Serious About Global Sex Trafficking Prevention As Members of Congress in both the House and Senate are gearing up to introduce the United States’ most well-known anti-trafficking legislation, the Trafficking Victims Protection Reauthorization Act (TVPRA), anti-trafficking leaders, organizations, survivors and advocates from […]

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Issue: Prostitution – Bright Light on the Red Light

Confronting Sexploitation: NCOSE’s Summer Seminar Series

You are invited to NCOSE’s DC summer seminar series to inform and inspire action regarding diverse sexual exploitation issues. These easily accessible, incredibly beneficial events are intended to educate and equip professionals in the field, advocates on the issues, and passionate members of the community on various sexual exploitation issues. Each installment in this summer […]

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[Video] Sexploitation Is Nobody’s Job: A Panel Discussion Review of Legal Approaches to Prostitution

This presentation discusses the different legal models or approaches to prostitution, including criminalization, legalization, decriminalization, and the Nordic model, and their impact on the prevalence of sex trafficking. Watch Here: This panel presentation was given at the 2016 Coalition to End Sexual Exploitation (CESE) Summit. To learn more visit endexploitationmovement.com. • Lisa Thompson, National Center […]

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2017 Dirty Dozen: Amnesty International

[Video] Why We Must Oppose the Full Decriminalization of Prostitution – Taina Bien-Aimé, CATW

This presentation on the harms of the full decriminalization of prostitution was shared at the National Center on Sexual Exploitation’s national briefing in the U.S. Capitol building, entitled “The Freedom from Sexploitation Agenda.” To learn more about the agenda, and to see more videos from the event, visit: endsexualexploitation.org/freedomagenda/ The full decriminalization of prostitution is […]

Freedom from Sexploitation Agenda

[Video] Inextricably Bound: The Link Between Strip Clubs, Prostitution, and Human Trafficking – What Our Military Must Do

This presentation was given at the National Center on Sexual Exploitation’s briefing in the U.S. Capitol entitled “The Freedom from Sexploitation Agenda.” To learn more, visit: endsexualexploitation.org/freedomagenda/     The United States military is not only the finest fighting force in the world, but the most respected element of our government. Yet, there is a […]

Issue: Military

Event At The U.S. Capitol Educated Policy Makers On The Spectrum of Sexual Exploitation

In March of 2017 the National Center on Sexual Exploitation held a national briefing event at the U.S. Capitol building. The event was entitled “The Freedom from Sexploitation Agenda.” Distinguished speakers from around the country arrived to educate staffers and members of Congress and the Executive branch about the landscape of the full spectrum of […]

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