The rise of the Internet, social media, and other technologies have completely revolutionized the way people live. Along with the good these developments have made possible, they have also unleashed tidal waves of sexual harm:
- pornography exposure abuse
- sexually explicit and sexually violent video games
- child sexual abuse images
- “sugar daddy” sites
- online sex trafficking
- prostitution review boards
- compulsive sexual behaviors
- grooming, and more
Modern technology is accelerating the pace and scale of sexual abuse and exploitation. This reality—combined with a toxic deluge of pop culture messages normalizing harmful attitudes and behaviors—is rapidly transforming forms of sexual abuse, violence, and exploitation from the intolerable to the fashionable and “normal.”
Young people are the most impacted. They have little to no chance of living lives free from the harmful impacts of these phenomena.
These challenges are urgent. If we don’t act now, we may miss this narrow window of opportunity to turn the tide. We must stand together to confront the rising tide of abuse and exploitation.
This is why the Coalition to End Sexual Exploitation Global Summit creates a one-of-a-kind setting, where people from across sexual abuse and exploitation sectors, as well as from a diverse range of professional, political, and personal backgrounds, coalesce to be informed, equipped, connected and inspired. Don’t miss this unique opportunity to find common purpose with others who believe in preserving respect, intimacy, mutuality, responsibility, and love in human sexual relationships. Come join us as we fight for a world free from sexual abuse and exploitation!
The Global CESE Summit brings more than 50 expert speakers who will present latest research, innovative strategies, and lessons helpful to leaders at all levels. Check back regularly to see the speaker list. You can view the 2019 CESE Summit Speakers here.
William Struthers, Ph.D.
Professor of Psychology
Laila Mickelwait MPD
Director of Abolition
Tiffany Short, MSW, LCSW
Child Victim Program Coordinator
Federal Bureau of Investigation, Victim Assistance Division Child Victim Services Unit
Send a Pic! Online Sexual Extortion & Coercion as a Form of Crimes against Children
Rev. Que English
Not on My Watch, Inc.
Sex-trade survivor, writer, blogger and activist
Founder and CEO
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Early Bird Registration Ends May 27, 2020
In order to keep costs down for some, we have provided ticket options that include meals and options that do not. Please note that ALL general registration tickets include the Thursday Evening Awards Dinner Banquet.
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The CESE Global Summit Code of Conduct
Those attending the CESE Global Summit understand that they do so in a spirit of open-mindedness, respect and tolerance. The National Center on Sexual Exploitation (NCOSE) does not tolerate harassment in any form. Participants agree to respect confidentiality and understand that the atmosphere at the CESE Global Summit is appropriate for high-level relationship building and strategy development in growing the movement to end sexual exploitation.
NCOSE reserves the right to sanction or expel conference participants who violate these rules.
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