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National Sexual Assault Telephone Hotline – Phone 800.656.(4673) OR Online Chat. A safe, confidential service that will connect you to a trained staff member from a sexual assault service provider in your area. How do I report sexual assault to Police? Call 911. Help will come to you, wherever you are. Contact the local police department. Call the direct line…
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.
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.
Families of Children Victimized, Families of Youth Who’ve Caused Harm & Families of Adults Who Have Sexually Offended
While may be tempting to think of treatment for youth who commit offenses as totally separate from treatment for those victimized, some families have both those who did the harm and those harmed. Imagine the added challenges for parents and caregivers when attempting to understand and to meet the needs of both. ATSA (Association for…
The Global Supply Chain of Sexual Exploitation & the Necessity of Combating the Demand for Commercial Sex
Lisa L. Thompson serves as the Vice President of Policy and Research for the National Center on Sexual Exploitation, where she oversees NCOSE’s strategic planning for increased public understanding of sexual exploitation related issues. Below are highlights from her remarks on the topic of curbing demand for commercial sex from a Briefing at the U.S….