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NCOSE STATEMENTS TO THE PRESS

To contact NCOSE please email at Press@NCOSE.com or call 202-393-7245

STATEMENT – Dignity Defense Alert: How Instacart and Doordash are Helping Sex Trafficking and Domestic Violence Victims During COVID-19

Washington, DC (June 4, 2020) – To launch its Dignity Defense Campaign, the National Center on Sexual Exploitation (NCOSE) is recognizing Instacart and Doordash for their efforts to help sex trafficking and domestic violence victims during COVID-19. NCOSE’s Dignity Defense Alert is a new campaign to recognize the people, companies, and nonprofits, who are taking…

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STATEMENT – Thousands of Leaders from 60+ Countries Gathering to Oppose Porn, Trafficking, Gender-Based Violence, Image Abuse

National Center on Sexual Exploitation Moves Annual Summit Online With 100+ Speakers from July 18-28, 2020   Washington, DC (June 1, 2020) – In order to confront and educate about global sexual exploitation, the National Center on Sexual Exploitation (NCOSE) has announced that it is holding its annual Coalition to End Sexual Exploitation Global Summit…

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STATEMENT – Instacart Sends Vital Message to Human Trafficking and Domestic Violence Victims

The National Center on Sexual Exploitation Applauds the New Resources Washington, DC (May 28, 2020) – The National Center on Sexual Exploitation (NCOSE) applauds Instacart’s new effort to add resources for its workers who may be experiencing domestic violence or trafficking. The National Center on Sexual Exploitation alerted Instacart to COVID-19 trends where pimps and…

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STATEMENT – Jeffrey Epstein Documentary to Rightly Focus on Survivors’ Testimony of Sexual Abuse

Washington, DC (May 18, 2020) – The National Center on Sexual Exploitation (NCOSE) is encouraged that the forthcoming Netflix documentary on convicted sex offender Jeffrey Epstein will focus on several survivors’ own testimony of his sexual abuse and trafficking. Jeffrey Epstein: Filthy Rich will premiere May 27, 2020, on Netflix. “Survivors of Jeffrey Epstein’s sexual…

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STATEMENT – American Express Urged to End Transactions for Porn Company

Washington, DC (May 14, 2020) – The National Center on Sexual Exploitation (NCOSE) is calling on American Express to fully prohibit processing payments for the pornography industry in light of a new admission that AmEx makes an exception to its no-porn policy for one company. According to the BBC, “A spokesperson for American Express told…

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STATEMENT – National Center on Sexual Exploitation Goes Global, Launching International Centre on Sexual Exploitation

Washington, DC (May 12, 2020) – The National Center on Sexual Exploitation (NCOSE) has launched a UK-based subsidiary, the International Centre on Sexual Exploitation (ICOSE), to confront sexual exploitation. “Sexual abuse and exploitation know no boundaries. Global governing bodies and corporations make decisions that cause ripple effects around the world, for better or worse. There are…

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STATEMENT – Advocates in 13 Countries Call on Credit Card Companies to Stop Supporting the Pornography Industry

Joint Letter Led by The International Centre on Sexual Exploitation and The National Center on Sexual Exploitation Washington, DC (May 8, 2020) – Child safety and anti-sexual exploitation advocates and organizations from Australia, Belgium, Bolivia, Canada, Denmark, England, India, Ireland, Liberia, Scotland, Sweden, Uganda, and the United States of America sent a joint letter this…

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STATEMENT – NCOSE Law Center Files Joint Brief to Prevent Backpage.com Owners From Avoiding Payments of Damages to Sex Trafficking Victims

Washington, DC (May 7, 2020) – The National Center on Sexual Exploitation Law Center filed a joint Amicus Brief with the U.S. 9th Circuit Court of Appeals in support of the federal government’s efforts to stop Backpage.com founders from trying to steal ill-gotten profits that would prevent its sex trafficked victims from recovering compensation. The…

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STATEMENT – McDonald’s Must Warn Employees About Porn Industry Recruitment Efforts

Washington, DC (April 28, 2020) – The National Center on Sexual Exploitation (NCOSE) has requested that McDonald’s warn its employees about a pornography website that is targeting them for recruitment during COVID-19. Porn website IsMyGirl reportedly sent a press release to 500,000 McDonald’s workers to entice them into creating pornographic content. In a letter to…

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STATEMENT – Google Images Improves Search, Decreases Unwanted Porn Exposure

Washington, DC (April 21, 2020) – The National Center on Sexual Exploitation (NCOSE) applauded Google for changing policies and algorithms on Google Images to decrease exposure to hardcore pornography for users looking up unrelated or innocent terms. Google was named to the National Center on Sexual Exploitation’s 2020 Dirty Dozen List in part because of…

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STATEMENT – Popular Video Game Company Steam Portrays Rape as Entertainment

During Sexual Assault Awareness Month, National Center on Sexual Exploitation Issues Warning About Explicit Video Game Content   Washington, DC (April 20, 2020) – In recognition of April’s Sexual Assault Awareness Month, the National Center on Sexual Exploitation is warning about games featuring rape, sex trafficking, and violent pornographic scenes on Steam’s online video gaming…

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STATEMENT – More Children Likely to be Abused During Child Abuse Prevention Month, Warns NCOSE

Washington, DC (April 6, 2020) – In recognition of Child Abuse Prevention Month, the National Center on Sexual Exploitation is warning about the increasing reports of child sexual abuse and exploitation, in part because of children’s increased time spent online due to quarantine, and encouraging parents and legislators to take protective action against these existing…

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