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Coalition to End Sexual Exploitation

Dignity Defense Alert: UPS Partners With Truckers Against Trafficking

The National Center on Sexual Exploitation is proud to honor UPS and Truckers Against Trafficking in our February 2021 Dignity Defense Alert. Truckers Against Trafficking (TAT) is an abolitionist NGO that trains members of the trucking, shipping, transportation, and energy industries to recognize and report signs of sex trafficking. Recently, they partnered with UPS, training…


Our 2020 Impact—With You On Our Side

With 2020 behind us and a new year ahead of us, we’d like to take a moment to look back at all that we accomplished last year.  At the beginning of 2020, we had a three-year plan to dismantle the sexual exploitation industry as we know it, from all angles—advocacy, legislative, and legal perspectives. Despite…


Mastercard and Visa Cut Ties with Pornhub

Pornhub Falling: Visa and Mastercard Cut Ties with MindGeek’s Cash Cow

With Visa and Mastercard’s closely-spaced announcements about cutting ties with Pornhub (Visa’s technically only committed to suspending payment processing for Pornhub pending an outcome in Visa’s own investigation) on December 10, 2020, the façade of impunity surrounding MindGeek’s internationally known and inherently exploitative cash cow has begun crumbling in earnest. Visa and Mastercard have made…


NGOs Urge Congress to Provide COVID-19 Relief to Trafficking Survivors

Trafficking survivors are facing incredible challenges right now. Organizations that provide services to trafficking survivors, including many survivor-led organizations, have faced dramatic declines in funding sources and are struggling to provide existing services while coping with increased needs caused by the COVID-19 pandemic. Based on both local and national reports, we know that trafficking survivors—both…


Headshot of Robert Cahill

The National Center on Sexual Exploitation Remembers the Legacy of Robert Cahill

The movement to end sexual exploitation lost a great champion recently. Robert Cahill, the longtime chairman of the board of the National Center on Sexual Exploitation died on September 7 at the age of 87. Bob was a humble man of great accomplishments.  He reinvigorated NCOSE eleven years ago when it was facing an uncertain…


ICOSE Sends the United Nations a Report on the Harms of Sex Buying to Equality

In August 2020, the International Centre on Sexual Exploitation (ICOSE) sent a report to the Working Group on Discrimination Against Women and Girls at the United Nations in response to their call for submissions. The Working Group is currently preparing a thematic report on women’s and girls’ sexual and reproductive health and rights in situations…


International Collaboration Continues After the CESE Summit

The 2020 Coalition to End Sexual Exploitation (CESE) Global Summit may be over, but the International Centre on Sexual Exploitation’s work is just getting started! After the successful CESE Global Summit, which hosted over 22,000 attendees from over 110 countries, there is incredible momentum for the global movement to become more united and active than…


CESE Global Online Summit 2020 Flyer

STATEMENT – Global Online Summit to Confront Sexual Exploitation Begins Saturday, July 18

National Center on Sexual Exploitation’s Annual Summit to Tackle Issues of Racism; Preventing Sexual Abuse and Exploitation; Finding Ways to Advocate for Victims, and More Survivors of Jeffrey Epstein and Ghislaine Maxwell, and USA Gymnastics Sexual Abuse Scandal to Speak Washington, DC (July 15, 2020) – The National Center on Sexual Exploitation’s (NCOSE) annual Coalition…


What NCOSE Is Doing About Internet Safety Month 2020

*This blog is the first in a series for Internet Safety Month. The first part covers current actions NCOSE supports in order to fight for internet safety. The second installment covers progress that still needs to be made on this front.* As designated by the U.S Senate, June is National Internet Safety Month in the…