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PRESS RELEASE: The U.S. Department of Justice Named A Top Facilitator of Sexual Exploitation

Statement by Dawn Hawkins, Executive Director of NCOSE Washington, DC – The U.S. Department of Justice (DOJ) has been named by the National Center on Sexual Exploitation as a top facilitator of sexual exploitation of years of the DOJ failure to enforce existing obscenity law. “The U.S. Department of Justice has abandoned its post in…

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Cosmo Came for Christmas: Now Join Our “Cosmo-X-Vent”

By Lisa Thompson with Dani Bianculli Few people following the news could have missed the controversy brewing around the Starbuck’s “Christmas” coffee cup. Conspicuously missing from the bright, red cup is any greeting referring to Christmas or any of the holidays associated with this time of year. Whether you take issue with the Starbucks cup or…

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VIDEO: What’s next? Who should the 2016 Dirty Dozen list target?

Here at the National Center on Sexual Exploitation we are working on compiling the 2016 Dirty Dozen list! This list targets twelve mainstream contributors to sexual exploitation every year. The Dirty Dozen has been enormously successful, changing policies at companies like Google, Facebook, Walmart, and more. By actively engaging the media and aggressively confronting sexual…

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How a Dirty Dozen Victory Helps You and Your Family To Be Safe These Holidays

Our mission is to oppose sexual exploitation and defend human dignity. To fulfill our mission, the National Center on Sexual Exploitation (NCOSE) specifically targets 12 corporate and government agencies every year. These 12 organizations, called the Dirty Dozen, are identified by NCOSE to be leading contributors of sexual exploitation, whether it’s pornography, sex trafficking, violence…

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Thank You Sheriff Dart for Your Actions Against Prostitution Advertising Website, Backpage

The National Center on Sexual Exploitation (NCOSE) has gathered signatures and thank you notes to Sheriff Tom Dart for his efforts to combat Backpage, a website that advertises the sale of men, women, and children for sex. Many organizations dedicated to fighting against exploitation have taken part in this campaign in order to support Sherriff…

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Travel Pulse: Hilton Will No Longer Offer On-Demand Porn to Guests

By Ryan Rudnansky Original Source: TravelPulse Hilton is no longer one of the “Dirty Dozen.” After the National Center on Sexual Exploitation (NCOSE) listed Hilton Hotels & Resorts as one of the “12 leading contributors of sexual exploitation” in January, Hilton Worldwide announced on Monday that it will be phasing out pornographic on-demand content at…

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The Blaze: ‘Pornified Culture’: Hotel Chain’s Major Decision About the Future of On-Demand TV Porn Inside Every One of Its Guest Rooms

Update: A Hilton Worldwide spokesperson confirmed the decision to remove porn in a statement to TheBlaze: We are making immediate changes to our global brand standards to eliminate adult video-on-demand entertainment in all our hotels worldwide. While the vast majority of our properties already do not offer this content today, this content will be phased out…

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Victory! Hilton Worldwide Agrees to Remove all On-Demand “Adult” Movies

Hilton Worldwide has confirmed its policy change to remove all on-demand pornographic videos from all of its properties. The National Center on Sexual Exploitation praises Hilton for being willing to take a stand against sexual exploitation. Many hotels have long been concerned with human trafficking that could occur on their properties, and since pornography contributes to the demand…

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Hilton Worldwide to Remove All In-Room Porn

Hilton to be Removed from NCOSE’s Dirty Dozen List Due to Policy Change  Washington, DC (8/17/15) – Hilton Worldwide, the international hotel and resort chain, has changed its policies in order to remove all on-demand pornographic videos from all of its properties, worldwide. The National Center on Sexual Exploitation (NCOSE) is grateful to Hilton for its…

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The Hill: Retailers to shield customers from Cosmopolitan magazine

By Lydia Wheeler Original Source: The Hill Cosmopolitan magazine has proven to be too risqué for some retailers. Late last month, Rite Aid and Food Lion announced they were working to shield customers from the content on the magazine’s cover. In a statement, Rite Aid said it is still going to carry the publication, but future…

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