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Stop Trafficking Demand

Help Ensure the Next U.S. Attorney General Starts Enforcing Laws Combatting Sexual Exploitation

The Senate Judiciary Committee is scheduled to hold confirmation hearings for Mr. William Barr for the position of U.S. Attorney General of U.S. Department of Justice (DOJ) next week. Help us urge the Committee to ensure Mr. Barr’s commitment to rigorous enforcement of the nation’s laws combating sexual exploitation, and to adopt proactive measures in…

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NCOSE 2018 Impact Report: The Fall of Online Trafficking Titan Backpage; Walmart Removes Cosmo; Comcast Safer for Kids; And More!

2018 was our most successful year to date, and we couldn’t have done it without you. Whether your support was financial, taking actions through our website, praying for our movement, sharing our social media posts, or simply telling your friend about the issue of sexual exploitation, you helped make 2018 the strongest year for our organization…

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Netflix Releases Show “Baby,” Trivializes Teenage Sexual Exploitation

This Friday, Netflix will begin streaming a new show, “Baby”. Based loosely on the account of the “Baby Squillo scandal,” the show portrays a group of teenagers entering into prostitution as a glamorized “coming-of-age” story. Under international and U.S. federal law, anyone engaged in commercial sex who is under 18 years old is by definition…

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1,000 Students at Notre Dame Request University President Install Filters to Block Pornography, Cite Human Rights Issue

80 male students penned an op-ed yesterday, now going viral, requesting that the university filter its wifi and submitted a petition to the president for over 1,000 signatures from current and recently graduated students and faculty. In “The Men of Notre Dame Request a Porn Filter,” the students make a powerful case for why the…

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8 The Dirty Dozen List

Naming and shaming mainstream entities that facilitate sexual exploitation through poor policies and profit-seeking helps to dismantle the marketplace which allows sex trafficking to thrive. Take action. 

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2 Stop Trafficking Demand: The Sex Buyer

Those who make up the “demand” are the individuals with the desire, along with the ability and willingness, to purchase people in the prostitution marketplace to use for sex. Learn about the sex buyer.

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Sexual Exploitation Knows No Borders, Neither Should Our Efforts to End It – Nigeria Report

The issue of sexual exploitation knows no borders. Consider the case of Nigeria where sex trafficking and exploitation are pervasive throughout the country. Vulnerable populations, most notably young girls, face high risk of sex trafficking as harsh economic struggles in a country where options remain meager push children (and adults) to seek employment opportunities far…

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Congress Strikes Blow against Online Sex Trafficking

At roughly 2:00 AM on a day in 1990, Patrick Trueman, then Chief of the Child Exploitation and Obscenity Section (CEOS) at the U.S. Department of Justice, was surprised to find himself stuck in a traffic jam. Where was the long line of vehicles ahead of him going at such an early hour? Into the…

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