The Defender Program

A Defender is a proponent of creating a world free from Sexual Exploitation. A Defender is a pillar of unwavering support in the fight to oppose sexual exploitation and defend human dignity. The National Center on Sexual Exploitation’s Defenders are concerned individuals and families that contribute monthly to further the efforts of this mission.

Defenders receive regular, insider updates on the National Center on Sexual Exploitation’s efforts as well as tools to help combat sexual exploitation in their own homes, schools, businesses, and communities. The National Center on Sexual Exploitation relies on our Defenders to plan sustainable attacks on the culture of sexploitation we are all mired in. Defenders are powerful champions of human dignity. Will you join? Will you defend?

 

 

For questions, or for help joining, contact public@ncose.com or 202-393-7245.


Testimonies

Victories

These victories are made possible by Defender donors!

VICTORY! Instagram taking more steps toward teen safety

We’re thrilled to share that Instagram has continued to adopt recommendations made by the National Center on Sexual Exploitation and our #WakeUpInstagram campaign allies to improve the safety of its youngest users: most specifically around direct messaging—a primary tool used by predators for grooming minors.  In October 2020, we reported that Instagram expanded their reporting system and added the option for users to…
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PROGRESS: Netflix changes app ratings!

Streaming giant Netflix’s tagline is “we want to entertain the world”—and now with over 200 million subscribers in reported at the beginning of 2021, Netflix certainly boasts a global reach. However, this massive streaming platform is also glorifying and enabling exploitation to the world.  Netflix landed spots on the National Center on Sexual Exploitation 2019…
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VICTORY! Google Prohibiting Prostitution Advertisements and Re-Categorizing Sexually Violent Content

Google has been at the forefront of The National Center on Sexual Exploitation’s corporate advocacy since we first started the initiative in 2013. We’ve been pressing on this global tech titan to make significant changes in order to stem sexual abuse through its products used by over a billion people.   One of our most consistent…
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Corporations Making Changes: 2020 Victories to Celebrate 

February 9, 2021 is the global observance of Safer Internet Day. Safer Internet Day focuses on the idea that everyone plays an important role in making the internet better. To protect children online, and create a space where all are free from the harms of sexual abuse and exploitation, we all—families, corporations, governments—play an important…
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#DirtyDozenList Victory: Celebrating Amazon’s New Parental Controls 

While we believe that BigTech has a responsibility to proactively create safe spaces online (especially for children) without being pressured to do so by advocacy organizations and parents, we still appreciate when corporations make positive changes.    We thank Amazon Prime Video for finally giving parents some control about what kind of media their young children are exposed to on…
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