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Protest Pornhub Virtually on the International Day of Non-Violence

The global movement to shut down Pornhub is growing. In 2020 alone, we’ve seen the global #Traffickinghub campaign expand and sweep across the globe as it has amassed and united over 2 million supporters in opposition of Pornhub, one of the largest porn sites in the world, which has been caught hosting videos of sex…

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Card companies must stop processing payments for the exploitative pornography industry

International Coalition Calls on Major Card Companies to Cease Work with Porn Industry

As detailed in coverage from the BBC, an international coalition of child safety and anti-sexual exploitation organizations and advocates—spearheaded by our newly-launched International Centre on Sexual Exploitation (ICOSE)—has launched a trailblazing grassroots advocacy campaign against the exploitative hardcore pornography industry by sending a joint letter to major credit card and payment processing companies. The letter…

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Laptop with an icon representing online child safety and a second icon representing user privacy and encryption underscores how the EARN IT Act can protect both

EARN IT Act Can Both Protect Kids and Respect User Privacy, Encryption

This article regarding the EARN IT Act is about the originally published version of the legislation. For the most up-to-date information about the version of the EARN IT Act that was approved by the Senate Judiciary Committee, please read more here. The EARN IT Act is designed to foster a safer online experience for children…

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Screenshots of a Teen Vogue story on Snapchat, which was promoted in Snapchat Discover, that encourages and teaches teenagers to sext.

Teen Vogue Encouraging Minors to Sexually Exploit Themselves on Snapchat

In mid-March 2020, in the midst of the COVID-19 pandemic, Teen Vogue (which has a troubling history with teenagers and sexual exploitation) posted a Snapchat Discover story about sexting under the guise of helping teenagers sustain their relationships from a distance. In case Teen Vogue has forgotten what a “teen” is: Teen (noun): relating to teenagers…

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Advocating for Victims of Sexual Exploitation in the Time of COVID-19

The sex trade is fundamentally predatory. Systems of sexual exploitation (e.g. strip clubs, illicit massage parlors, legal brothels, online prostitution websites, etc.) operate using a business model that feeds off of people’s vulnerabilities and traumatic events such as childhood sexual abuse, child sex trafficking, child neglect, sexual abuse within the foster care system, homelessness, and…

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To protect children from online sexual exploitation, we have to hold Big Tech accountable. Tell Congress to take action! (In support of the EARN IT Act )

EARN IT Act Will Help Protect Children from Online Sexual Exploitation

This article regarding the EARN IT Act is about the originally published version of the legislation. For the most up-to-date information about the version of the EARN IT Act that was approved by the Senate Judiciary Committee, please read more here. Why is the EARN IT Act important? Online child sexual exploitation is devastatingly real….

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Young woman stands next to a neon sign at night (Why the United States Needs the "Human Trafficking Research Act of 2020")

Why the United States Needs the “Human Trafficking Research Act of 2020”

Human trafficking remains a major threat to public safety, health, and human rights throughout the United States, but the absence of solid data about its true scope and character impairs efforts to effectively respond. It’s been 20 years since the Trafficking Victims Protection Act established human trafficking as a distinct form of crime, but there…

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Dirty Dozen graphic for Visa (National Center on Sexual Exploitation)

STATEMENT – NCOSE Calls on Visa and Mastercard to Stop Processing Payments at Pornhub

Washington, DC (February 13, 2020) – The National Center on Sexual Exploitation is calling on Visa and Mastercard to cease allowing payments to be processed at Pornhub given recent news that sex-trafficked children and adults have been found on the website. Visa was recently named to the National Center on Sexual Exploitation’s 2020 Dirty Dozen…

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2020 Dirty Dozen List graphic

Meet the 2020 Dirty Dozen List

In 2020, it is intolerable for a mainstream company or entity to facilitate, profit from, or normalize sexual exploitation—and that’s why the Dirty Dozen List exists. This list ensures that their promotion and collusion with sexual assault, sex trafficking, pornography, the eroticization of incest, and more, becomes public knowledge, and equips concerned citizens with information and…

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VICTORY: United Airlines Removed from Dirty Dozen List, Agrees to Train Crews to Stop In-Flight Porn Use

Your voice matters! With hundreds of messages flooding into United Airlines’ Customer Service line this past year while the corporation—which employs over 85,000 people worldwide and flies over 150 million customers a year—was listed on the 2019 Dirty Dozen List, United has now stepped up to combat in-flight sexual harassment and pornography use with improved training for…

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