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Summer Seminar: Prostitution, Sexual Coercion, and Violence: Why Sexploitation is Nobody’s Job

In the age of Game of Thrones and The Girlfriend Experience, everyday Americans are regularly confronted with normalized depictions of prostituted women and men. From Amnesty International and TED Talks calling for full decriminalization of sex trade, there is a concerted effort underway to convince the public that prostitution is just another job. However, the…

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public health harms

Summer Seminar: The Public Health Harms of Pornography Explained

Presentation: The Public Health Harms of Pornography Explained The pornography of today has created an unprecedented epidemic of sexual harm. Once a social or health issue involves problems that affect individuals or groups beyond their capacity to correct – responsibility shifts from individual accountability to holding the forces and influences that cause it accountable. While…

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Summer Seminar: Exposing the Connections Between All Forms of Sexual Exploitation

Presentation: Exposing the Connections Between All Forms of Sexual Exploitation America is suffering from a sexual exploitation crisis. Evidence supports the fact that child sexual abuse, prostitution, pornography, sex trafficking, sexual violence, etc., are not isolated phenomena occurring in a vacuum. Rather, these and other forms of sexual abuse and exploitation overlap and reinforce one…

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Summer Seminar: Today’s Pornography: Not a Constitutional Right, Not a Human Right

WATCH THE LIVE-STREAMED PRESENTATION HERE This presentation addressed the need to enforce federal obscenity laws, which currently prohibit distribution of obscene material (hardcore pornography) through the Internet, through cable/satellite TV, on hotel/motel TVs, in retail shops, through the mail, or by common carrier. The U. S. Supreme Court has always held that the distribution of obscene…

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REPORT: Fighting Exploitation in Budapest

I just returned from a week in Budapest, Hungary where I got to speak at three different events about the harms of pornography and its connection to other forms of sexual exploitation. It was quite a moving experience! Some of you know that my journey in fighting sexual exploitation actually began because of the year…

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Confronting Sexploitation: NCOSE’s Summer Seminar Series

You are invited to NCOSE’s DC summer seminar series to inform and inspire action regarding diverse sexual exploitation issues. These easily accessible, incredibly beneficial events are intended to educate and equip professionals in the field, advocates on the issues, and passionate members of the community on various sexual exploitation issues. Each installment in this summer…

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Josh McDowell pornography

Josh McDowell on Strengthening the Church Against Pornography

“You have to start preparing you children for being exposed to pornography at age five,” said Josh McDowell at an event at the National Center on Sexual Exploitation for DC-area faith leaders. The event was focused on equipping leaders of local churches, and other religiously affiliated organizations, with the tools to address the harms of pornography….

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Event At The U.S. Capitol Educated Policy Makers On The Spectrum of Sexual Exploitation

In March of 2017 the National Center on Sexual Exploitation held a national briefing event at the U.S. Capitol building. The event was entitled “The Freedom from Sexploitation Agenda.” Distinguished speakers from around the country arrived to educate staffers and members of Congress and the Executive branch about the landscape of the full spectrum of…

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600 Leaders Just Met in Trinidad to Discuss Solutions

I am just returning to the office following our incredible Coalition to End Sexual Exploitation Summit. Although, it was nearly three weeks ago, I am still feeling incredibly hopeful. There is a movement to end exploitation and our efforts to bring leaders together and engage them on united efforts have undoubtedly galvanized this shift. We…

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Social Media Buzz at the CESE Summit

We’re still all abuzz with excitement and hope after the Coalition to End Sexual Exploitation (CESE) Summit. It was incredible to see so many advocates standing up and speaking out for human dignity! Here is what some of the attendees at the CESE Summit had to say on social media: Follow us on Facebook to…

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