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Backpage CEO Guilty Plea Portend End to U.S. Sex Trafficking

Statement by Patrick A. Trueman, President & CEO NCOSE Washington, DC – A guilty plea revealed by multiple news sources of Backpage.com CEO Carl Ferrer portends an end to sex trafficking as we know it in America. The U. S. Department of Justice has finally struck at the heart of the world of sex trafficking, […]

2018 Dirty Dozen: Backpage.com

The Momentum of the CESE Summit: Highlights Video

Can you feel the momentum? Last week, 600 advocates from 18 countries gathered at our CESE Summit to get educated, equipped and inspired. The room was packed to capacity with individuals and organizations, and even members of the Canadian and Australian parliament — people from all religious and political backgrounds finding something very unique in […]

2019 Coalition to End Sexual Exploitation Global Summit

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Communications Decency Act

102 Organizations and Advocates Wrote to the House of Representatives’ Leaders In Support of Legislation to Fight Online Sex Trafficking

The letter below, authored by Yasmin Vafa of Rights4Girls, was sent to the Honorable Paul Ryan and the Honorable Nancy Pelosi on February 26, 2018, in support of H.R. 1865 to fight online sex trafficking. You can download the PDF version here. Dear Mr. Speaker and Leader Pelosi: As organizations and leaders in the movement to […]

Communications Decency Act

Report of NCOSE’s 2017 Efforts to Defend Dignity

To my dear allies and friends in this fight, I want to extend my warmest thanks to you for your generous support of the National Center on Sexual Exploitation in 2017. Your dedication to defending human dignity is a personal inspiration to myself and our team, as we are reminded that so many individuals across […]

2017 Dirty Dozen List – MASTER

Tell Congress to Stop Shielding Sexual Harassment Perpetrators on Capitol Hill

Right now, thanks to the Congressional Accountability Act of 1995, sexual offenders or harassers in the government are shielded from public exposure through private settlements that keep their names sealed. One Capitol Hill staffer noted how this system perpetuates harassment in government, telling Buzzfeed, “When you make private settlements, it doesn’t warn the next woman or the […]

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Freedom from Sexploitation Agenda

Action Alert: Will Your Senator Help Fight Online Sex Trafficking?

As you may know, sex trafficking has moved online. But our laws haven’t kept up. In fact, federal law (Section 230 of the Communications Decency Act) gives broad immunity to websites that facilitate sex trafficking. Even websites like Backpage.com (a company on NCOSE’s Dirty Dozen List) that earn most of their profits from sex trafficking […]

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2018 Dirty Dozen: Backpage.com

Special Edition Peer-reviewed Dignity Journal Documents NCOSE’s Freedom from Sexploitation Agenda

We strategically host events that will not only raise awareness or influence policy makers but that will also capture the incredible voices of experts fighting sexual exploitation. One way we’ve done that is through our national briefing in the U.S. Capitol, the Freedom from Sexploitation Agenda, which took place this past March. Experts from around […]

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Freedom from Sexploitation Agenda

Are You With Us? Call on the DOJ to #EnforceTheLaw

Hopefully, by now you’ve heard that Federal law prohibits the distribution of obscene adult pornography.   Why do I care so much about this law? Because if the Department of Justice would have been regularly enforcing obscenity law we would likely not have the ocean of pornography on cable and satellite TV, hotels, motels, retail shops, […]

2018 Dirty Dozen: The Watch List – DOJ – Defend Justice

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