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A Cycle of Child Sexual Abuse, Fueled by Pornography, Stops Here – Personal Testimony

Personal testimony from a woman who submitted her story to be shared with others. I don’t know how old my brother was when our cousins started molesting him. He must’ve been very young- around five years old. I knew it happened during thanksgiving because that was the only time we saw those cousins. The boys were […]

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Issue: Child Sexual Exploitation

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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Issue: College

Marine Cyber-based Sexual Abuse Scandal Reveals Systemic Military Problem

In the wake of the recent scandal involving hundreds of U.S. Marines being investigated for sharing nude photographs of women—including some of which were allegedly taken without the consent or knowledge of the subject—it’s important to recognize the link between this investigation, as well as the military’s enduring culture of sexual harassment and assault, with […]

Freedom from Sexploitation Agenda

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

Even Though I Gave a Verbal “No” to Specific Requests, He Did Them Anyway

Personal testimony from a woman who submitted her story to be shared with others. I am a young woman who met a man in college whom I thought I would marry; I left the relationship because of his addiction to pornography, escalating sexual relationships with other women, and sexual assault of me. When I met this […]

Issue: Pornography Harms

Video: The Freedom from Sexploitation Agenda Presented by NCOSE Staff

Watch Our Online Conference With Policy Recommendations for President Trump and Congress Here: NCOSE is a nonpartisan organization and does not endorse any political figures. We look for every opportunity to advance the cause of human dignity and to combat sexual exploitation. America is suffering from systemic sexual exploitation, and until now the federal government […]

Freedom from Sexploitation Agenda

What Can We Do About Domestic Violence During the Holidays?

The holidays are often thought of as “the most wonderful time of the year.” But for victims of domestic violence, the holidays can be a time of isolation and fear. Listen to the “Sexploitation?” Podcast Episode on Domestic Violence During the Holidays. Available on iTunes, and GooglePlay. Domestic or intimate partner abuse (whether it’s physical, emotional, or sexual) is often […]

Issue: College

NCOSE Law Center Weighs in on California Case that Could Fully Decriminalize Prostitution

Could Prostitution Be Fully Decriminalized in California? Should it? Watch the Video Below to Learn More: As Lisa Thompson, NCOSE VP, and Savanah Lawrence, NCOSE Legal Fellow, explain in the video, the National Center on Sexual Exploitation submitted an amicus brief to the Ninth Circuit Court of Appeals in the case of ESPLERP v. Gascón. […]

Issue: Prostitution – Bright Light on the Red Light

Podcast Episode: Does Pornography Increase Sexual Violence?

Does what we watch have an impact on how we think? Or what we do? Alarming research is showing that pornography can shape the user’s sexual template around themes of degradation, ambiguous consent, and violence. A meta-analysis of 46 studies reported that the effects of exposure to pornographic material are “clear and consistent,” and puts one at […]

Issue: Pornography Harms

HBO’s Westworld Promotes Rape Culture

HBO is building a legacy of rape culture entertainment. The new HBO series, Westworld, premiered Sunday night and wasted no time before building upon this new “great tradition” in television of commodifying and consuming the female body. The first episode of HBO’s latest series, Westworld, contains a reference to the raping of a corpse, uses brothels as […]

2017 Dirty Dozen List – MASTER

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