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STATEMENT – Senate Should Pass Bill to Stop Sexual Assault, Harassment, and Human Trafficking in Transportation

Washington, DC (October 19, 2020) – The National Center on Sexual Exploitation (NCOSE) urged the Senate to pass the “Stop Sexual Assault and Harassment in Transportation Act” (H.R. 5139), which was unanimously adopted by the House on October 1, 2020. It was introduced by Rep. Peter DeFazio (D-OR). The bill would require that transportation providers—including…


STATEMENT – PA Legislature Must Recognize Harms of Decriminalizing Entire Sex Trade

Washington, DC (October 15, 2020) – The National Center on Sexual Exploitation (NCOSE) expressed strong opposition to a bill introduced by Rep. Summer Lee into the Pennsylvania House of Representatives that would fully decriminalize the entire commercial sex industry including pimping, sex buying, and brothel owning. “We oppose this harmful policy proposal, as it will…


STATEMENT – Nevada’s Legalized Prostitution Violates Thirteenth Amendment, Holds Women and Girls in Sex Slavery

NCOSE Law Center Will Argue on Behalf of Two Sex Trafficking Survivors in 9th Circuit Court of Appeals on December 9 Washington, DC (October 8, 2020) – The National Center on Sexual Exploitation (NCOSE) Law Center will be arguing that Nevada’s pro-prostitution law conflicts with federal laws that ban sex trafficking and violates the Thirteenth…


STATEMENT – Indictment for Netflix’s “Cuties” Has Merit

Washington, DC (October 7, 2020) – The National Center on Sexual Exploitation (NCOSE) applauded the indictment of Netflix by a grand jury in Tyler County, Texas, for the “promotion of lewd visual material depicting [a] child,” in the film, Cuties. “It is time for Netflix to be held to account for providing a platform for…


STATEMENT – International Centre on Sexual Exploitation Urges Participation in Global Protest Against Pornhub

Washington, DC (October 2, 2020) – The International Centre on Sexual Exploitation (ICOSE), a division of the National Center on Sexual Exploitation, is supporting the global #TraffickingHub protest of Pornhub which has been caught hosting videos of sex trafficking, child sexual abuse victims, non-consensually shared images, and extremely racist content. “No corporation should profit from sexual…


STATEMENT – EARN IT Act Introduced in House; Will Confront Explosion of Online Child Sexual Abuse Material

Washington, DC (October 1, 2020) – The National Center on Sexual Exploitation (NCOSE) commended Representatives Sylvia Garcia (D-TX) and Ann Wagner (R-MO) for introducing the EARN IT Act in the U.S. House. The EARN IT Act will allow survivors and state attorneys general to be able to sue technology companies for facilitating child sexual abuse…


STATEMENT – Lawsuit Filed Against Trafficker, Pornography Studios, and Pornography Websites on Behalf of Sex Trafficking Survivor

Washington, DC (September 25, 2020) – The National Center on Sexual Exploitation (NCOSE) Law Center, the law firms Haba Law, Dicello Levitt Gutzler, have jointly filed a federal civil suit on behalf of sex trafficking survivor Jane Doe against her trafficker known as Cissy Steele (or her alias Cissy Gerald), pornography production companies Diabolic Video…


STATEMENT – Childlike Sex Dolls Must be Banned in U.S.

Washington, DC (September 23, 2020) – The National Center on Sexual Exploitation (NCOSE) supports the CREEPER Act 2.0 (H.R. 8236) that would ban the sale and possession of childlike sex dolls in the U.S. and was introduced by U.S. Rep. Vern Buchanan (R-FL). “Childlike sex dolls encourage pedophilia and could condition users to commit sexual…


STATEMENT – Law Center Files Amicus Supporting Trafficking Survivor’s Right To Have Her Claims Heard In A Court Of Law Rather Than An “Religious Arbitration” Controlled By Her Alleged Abusers

Washington, DC (September 18, 2020) – The National Center on Sexual Exploitation (NCOSE) Law Center filed an Amicus Curiae Letter in support of the plaintiff in Valerie Haney v. Superior Court for the State of California, County of Los Angeles. The amicus letter urges an appellate court to reverse a trial judge’s order compelling that…


STATEMENT – Netflix Must Stop Providing Platform to Film That Has Sexually Exploited Children

Washington, DC (September 11, 2020) – The National Center on Sexual Exploitation (NCOSE) called out Netflix for providing a platform to a film, Cuties, that has permitted the sexual exploitation of children. “Netflix wants to have its cake and eat it too: it’s underwriting a coming-of-age story by a woman of color, which is laudable,…


STATEMENT – Virginia Legislature Must Not Commute Sentences of Violent Sex Offenders

Washington, DC (September 4, 2020) – The National Center on Sexual Exploitation (NCOSE) is urging the Virginia Legislature not to commute sentences of violent sex offenders, including those who exploit children, which will happen if the Earned Sentence Credit Bill (HB 5148) is passed. “The Virginia Legislature is about to make it easier for violent…


STATEMENT – Dignity Defense Alert: Organization Lauded for Protecting Kids Online, Holding Tech Companies Accountable

Washington, DC (August 31, 2020) – The National Center on Sexual Exploitation (NCOSE) is honoring Protect Young Eyes (PYE) with its Dignity Defense Alert for the organization’s leadership in protecting children online and for shepherding the EARN IT Act through the legislative process. NCOSE’s Dignity Defense Alert is a new campaign to recognize the people,…